Floyd participates in 74th session of Missouri Boys State

Posted July 18, 2013 at 10:54 am

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Dennis Carl Floyd participated in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 15-22 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Floyd was selected based on his leadership, citizenship, academics and character during his junior year at El Dorado Springs High School.

Boys State is a pure democracy in that all citizens may vote and are eligible to hold office. The program is designed to educate and train Missouri’s young leaders in functional citizenship, leadership and government. Nearly 1,000 student leaders build an entire state government in a single week.

Floyd’s accomplishments, positions held and awards earned at Missouri Boys State include: Citizen of Carver City; Member of the Nationalist Party; House of Representatives; Assistant City Attorney. Floyd attended Legislative School while participating in Boys State.

Floyd (son of Dennis and Sheila Floyd) was sponsored by Allison’s Quick Lube. Sponsors afford the opportunity fot students to participate in this nationally recognized program and are critical to its continued success. Organizations, businesses and individuals interested in becoming a sponsor are encouraged to contact the Missouri Boys State Headquarters at 1-877-342-5627.

The entire Boys State staff is comprised of educational, legal, professional and civic leaders who volunteer their time each year. Missouri Boys State is a 501©(3) organization and is a Missouri American Legion Program.

Students who will be joining during the 2013-14 academic year and are interested in attending should contact their High School Counselor or visit the Missouri Boys State website at www.moboysstate.org. The 2014 session will be held June 14-21. In-school informational presentations by a Boys State staff member are available by contacting the Missouri Boys State Headquarters at 1-877-342-5627 or email bettie.rusher@moboysstate.org.