American Legion member Steven Kemmerle has been involved with California Boys State for 17 years. When he started working with the Boys State program one boy from each of the local High Schools were selected. Gradually, the number of boys chosen for Boys State has increased. This year 2 boys have been chosen from each of the 3 High Schools.
California Boys State is a highly regarded program acknowledged by many universities. The four Academies rank students on 100 points, but going to Boys State gives a candidates 10 points toward the 100 points. One Annapolis student was chosen because, he attended California Boys State as a Petaluma delegate.
Each of the 3 High School selected candidates for Boys State. Students must be juniors with high scholastic and community involvement.
American Legion Petaluma Family 28 will be interviewing the selected candidates from each school and chose the 2 delegates from each school.
The delegates will depart June 15/16 2018. The American Legion Petaluma Post 28 covers the cost of transportation and attending California Boys State.
American Legion Petaluma Post 28 delegates for California Boys State
We are proud to announce the delegates for California Boys State:
- Casa Grande: Garrett Esponda and Lance Sunshine
- Petaluma: Theo Pologeorgis and Tony Vitali
- St. Vincent: Jack Dunn and Dylan Cashman
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