Two local students are attending American Legion Buckeye Boys State held at Miami University June 10-17.
Wilmington High School junior Timothy Ford is the son of Tim and Carla Ford and sponsored by the Wilmington AM Rotary Club.
Hamilton Badin High School junior Brady Bauer is the son of Pam and Chad Bauer and sponsored by the Wilmington Kiwanis Club through American Legion Post #776 General Daniel “Chappie” James Post.
American Legion Buckeye Boys State is an eight-day hands-on experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Ohio government.
Founded in 1936, Buckeye Boys State is the largest Boys State program in the nation with an attendance of over 1,200 young men annually, representing nearly 600 Ohio High Schools, several online high schools, and the home-schooled community.