Talent Show 2022

The annual talent show always impresses! Our delegates definitely have talent and a supportive audience!

Supreme Court in a Grand Setting

Cornhusker Boys’ State Supreme Court holds hearings in the Nebraska State Capitol.

Governor Vikram Menon

Millard North student elected to serve as the 80th Governor of American Legion Cornhusker Boys’ State.

Governor Ricketts and UNL Coaches Visit Boys & Girls State

Governor Ricketts Addresses Boys and Girls State


City Election Results 2022

City Election Results 2022

The Results Are In Cornhusker Boys' State delegates have to hit the ground running. Last night, they did just that. Each town held elections to form its city government. Today these new governments will attend "how-to" workshops followed by hands-on simulation. Town...

We’re Back!

We’re Back!

The 2022 session of Cornhusker Boys' State is officially open!   Since 1938, American Legion Cornhusker Boys' State has been an annual tradition for Nebraska high school juniors. Today we celebrate the start of our 80th annual session. If you've noticed that math...

6 June 2020

6 June 2020

Today should be graduation day for the 80th annual session of Cornhusker Boys’ State.

6 June 2020

6 June 2020

Today should be graduation day for the 80th annual session of Cornhusker Boys’ State.

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The Importance of Historians

The Importance of Historians

One of the most amazing aspects of Cornhusker Boys’ State is the opportunity that the young men have to take a break from politics and participate in either sports or news writing. This down time reminds the boys that not everything has to be about politics and having...

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...

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