Evan Jolley Elected 79th Governor of Cornhusker Boys State

Millard North student elected by peers to serve as governor.

Governor Pete Ricketts Visits Boys State

The Governor addressed the delegates and answered their questions at mid-week session.

Let the Fun Begin

The 2019 session of Cornhusker Boys’ State is off to a great start!

Interview with 1987 CBS Governor John Maisch

1987 CBS Governor and Boys Nation Senator John Maisch reflects on his experience at Boys’ State.

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Drones At Boys State

Drones At Boys State

Professor Matthew Waite of the UNL College of Journalism’s Drone Lab visited Boys State on Monday.  Professor Waite touched on issues of privacy, regulation, and applications for drone technology....
” A week that shapes a lifetime”

” A week that shapes a lifetime”

“A week that shapes a lifetime.” It is near impossible to say one significant event can change your life. To have the audacity to make that claim you need the ability to back that claim up. Without a doubt, the staff of Boys’ State believes that they...
Senators, Start Your Engines

Senators, Start Your Engines

The Cornhusker Boys State Unicameral Legislature is back in session.  Forty nine delegates were elected to serve as senators.  Senators will debate legislation throughout the week and have an opportunity to conduct business in the historic Warner Chambers at the...
Singing Staters

Singing Staters

The Cornhusker Boys State choir held it’s first rehearsal.

Local Election Results 2018

Local Election Results 2018

Cities held elections to establish local government. On Monday, the newly elected officials will attend workshops to learn about their positions and hold official meetings.

Governor Knust Welcomes Delegates to 2018 Session

Governor Knust Welcomes Delegates to 2018 Session

Hello all! My name is Riley Knust and, as the serving Governor, it is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you to Cornhusker Boys State 2018. Going into Boys State last year, I didn’t really know what to expect. All I knew is that I’d play some sports, maybe run for...

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Athletics: Why They Matter at Cornhusker Boys State

Athletics: Why They Matter at Cornhusker Boys State While at Boys State, young men apply themselves in different ways but athletics allow some of them to show their skills no matter how loud or quiet they are. Athletics have been around since the conception of Boys...

Boys State Program Changes Throught the Years

By Tony Maras & Dustin Hovanec Boys State has been a premier leadership camp ever since its founding in 1935 by two Illinois legionnaires, Hayes Kennedy and Harold Card. This program was created in response to the founding and growth of the socialist Young...
” A week that shapes a lifetime”

” A week that shapes a lifetime”

“A week that shapes a lifetime.” It is near impossible to say one significant event can change your life. To have the audacity to make that claim you need the ability to back that claim up. Without a doubt, the staff of Boys’ State believes that they...
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Ready – Set – Campaign!

Campaigning was in full swing at Harper Hall this afternoon. State and county primary campaigns and elections concluded this afternoon.

An Energizing Inspirer

Monday keynote speaker’s engaging speaking style and humor clearly energized the delegates.

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