My Boys State Experience

So, first off, what is Boys State? Boys State is a camp in which you are emerged into a city in which you grow in the aspects of brotherhood along with 480 others of Oklahoma’s best, arranged in varying cities that are engaged in political, athletic, and academic competitions. To me, getting involved is key to truly enjoying Boys State and in […]

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Forks in the Road, Decisions to be Made

With the arrival of a high-ranking official, Two Star Rear Admiral McClain, Oklahoma Boys State turned out to welcome him with honor. The cities of Boys State lined up on the NEO Football Field for a Retreat before marching around the field and recognizing the Admiral with a Pass In Review ceremony. As they toughed it out through the rain, each […]

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Heated Debate!

Once again the political expectations of the nation have been trampled and shattered in an amazing display of prowess from the Boys State delegates of 2015. The delegates were given the chance to hold a session of debate during Tuesday’s State Conventions. Instead of debating either common questions or the more popular queries of today’s society, the delegates chose an impressive set of topics […]

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2015 Oklahoma Boys State Election Results

Results of all state and county wide elections for the 2015 Oklahoma Boys State. State Positions Governor – Levi Baker Lt. Governor – Jacob Sestak Chief Justice of the Supreme Court – Mario Figueroa Attorney General – Jordan Scott State Auditor and Inspector – Seth McLaughlin State Treasurer – Steven Reed Superintendent of Public Instruction – Dalton Chaney Insurance Commissioner – Hunter […]

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Priority of the Youth

For years the topic of welfare and its correlation to drug abuse has been a hot seat in the political nation, hinging on the objection of addicts using their welfare checks to feed their addictions and creating a tough subject and fierce debate among legislatures. Yesterday the all three of Boys State’s bicameral Legislature simulations created and began passing independent bills that solved this longstanding issue, with […]

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Flickerball Washout

Water has invaded the Northeastern A&M Campus for this year’s Oklahoma Boys State . With puddles at every turn and not a dry spot in sight, the ever famous Boys State sport of Flickerball (an epic mix of Ultimate Frisbee and Football, originally created by the U.S. Air Force) has officially been washed out. Rainy weather has forced counselors to replace […]

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