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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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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Leaving The Comfort Zone

Breaking out of your comfort zone is often challenging, yet the rewards that appear with each new experience grants more knowledge about personal growth and success. Arriving at Oklahoma Boys State, feeling nervous and unsure of the week to come, we delegates left our families and friends behind to embark on what our sponsors had called “The Week That Shapes A Lifetime.” The parking lot overflowed as we […]

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