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-- Edward Brady '67
Gifford, MO

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Democracy in Action

Awards CeremonyWith the elections tallied, awards given, lifelong friendships forged, and memories of this Week to Shape a Lifetime forever instilled in the minds of over 900 citizens from across the state of Missouri, Director Mike Plunkett closed the 75th session of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri with the beating of the official MBS Gavel.

The 2014 Session of Missouri Boys State was a huge success! A big thank you goes out to our sponsors, the American Legion, and everyone who helped organize this educational experience for the youth of Missouri.


Eric Greitens Challenges Citizens

Eric Greitens

On Friday evening White House Fellow, Navy Seal Commander and Rhodes Scholar, Eric Geitens returned to Missouri Boys State to speak to the Citizens. Eric brings a motivational yet challenging message for the Citizens to take their new knowledge and experience back to their home towns and put it to use. He encourages everyone to become active and volunteer in their communities so their example may inspire others to do the same.  

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Parents, Family Members, and Friends
Checkout content from each day of the 2014 Session of MBS! We have posted daily stories, election results, daily photos, KMBS Radio Broadcasts, MBS Record Newspaper editions, and much more! Click here to see a full listing of this sessions content or use the "2014 MBS Session" dropdown in the main menu of this page. Make sure you check our website often to follow along! You can also follow along with:

Scholarship Opportunities
Every citizen who attends Missouri Boys State is eligible for over $2 million dollars in scholarships from Missouri colleges and universities. In addition, two (2) or three (3) hours of college credit are available from the University of Central Missouri. Be sure to visit our College Credit and Scholarship Information page to find out more.

Pay special attention to the Samsung American Legion Scholarship. It has an application deadline of 30 June 2014. One Missouri Boys State Citizen will receive $1000, and for the last two years a Missouri Boys State Citizen has received one of the national $20,000 scholarships.




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The 76th Session of MBS
June 13-20, 2015
on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO.

From The Director
Director Mike PlunkettOn behalf of the Board of Directors of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri, Inc., I am pleased to join over 100 volunteer staff members in saying, "Welcome to our website." I hope you will take a few minutes to browse and learn more about this outstanding program. [more]

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