Senator Joe Manchin: Keynote Speaker at ALMBS Graduation – A Celebration of Leadership, Learning, and Achievement

We are thrilled to that Senator Joe Manchin will be the keynote speaker at the American Legion Mountaineer Boys State (ALMBS) graduation ceremony! As a dedicated public servant and a proud West Virginian, Senator Manchin’s inspiring journey from businessman to governor to U.S. senator embodies the spirit of leadership and civic responsibility we strive to instill in our Boys State citizens. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of our state’s most influential leaders. Join us for an unforgettable morning of celebration and inspiration!

Joseph “Joe” Manchin III, born on August 24, 1947, is an American politician and businessman who has been serving as the senior United States senator from West Virginia since 2010. Prior to his tenure in the Senate, Manchin was the 34th governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010 and the 27th secretary of state of West Virginia from 2001 to 2005. Before entering politics, Manchin was involved in his family’s business and managed a coal brokerage company.

The graduation ceremony marks the culmination of a week-long journey of learning, leadership, and camaraderie. It’s a time to reflect on the experiences gained, the friendships made, and the lessons learned. It’s also a time to recognize the hard work, dedication, and commitment of our ALMBS citizens.