Bob Huggins, an Ohio Boys State Alum at West Virginia University has a proven success as a program builder, recruiter and game strategist who has won 710 games as a collegiate head coach, Bob Huggins has directed his alma mater to 120 victories, the 2010 NCAA Final Four, the 2010 Big East Championship and five consecutive NCAA tournament appearances during his first five seasons in Morgantown.
Natalie E. Tennant was sworn in as West Virginia’s 29th Secretary of State on January 19, 2009. Since taking office, Secretary Tennant has focused on initiatives to create an open and engaging government for our citizens, maintaining fair and honest elections and implementing efficient technologies to better serve the businesses and agencies of our state.
Successful at each of his previous career stops, Oliver Luck continues that streak at West Virginia University. A former Mountaineer quarterback, Luck was appointed the University’s 11th Director of Athletics by President James P. Clements on July 1, 2010. He has made significant strides in his first three years to enhance WVU’s role as a major player in the world of intercollegiate athletics including guiding West Virginia University into the Big 12 Conference and securing state funding for a new ballpark for the WVU baseball team.
Bob Inglis is the Executive Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative based at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
Inglis founded and launched the national, grassroots organization on July 10, 2012. E&EI is guided by the conservative principles of free enterprise and economic growth, limited government, liberty, accountability and reasonable risk avoidance to solve our nation’s energy and climate challenges.
Senator Joe Manchin sent a video message to the Citizens of ALMBS. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) was sworn into the United States Senate on November 15, 2010 to fill the seat left vacant by the late Senator Robert C. Byrd. For Senator Manchin, serving as West Virginia’s Senator is truly an honor and a privilege.
A U.S. Army veteran from New Haven, West Va., David is a retired team leader for American Electric Power, where he worked for 41 years. He is a member of Smith Capehart Post 140 in New Haven and has held numerous leadership positions at the Legion’s post, state, and national levels. He previously served as The American Legion state commander for West Virginia and is a graduate of Point Pleasant High School in Point Pleasant, West Va.
The 76th American Legion Mountaineer Boys State is gearing up. Are you ready for this “WEEK THAT SHAPES A LIFETIME?” Currently there are 431 young men entering their Senior Year of High School signed up for the program. We anticipate a great year and are doing everything we can to ensure we are properly prepared for your arrival.
Help us recruit the next graduating class from American Legion Mountaineer Boys State. Information on the 76th program has been sent out to all WV high schools and American Legion Posts. Tell your friends about your experience and encourage them to attend. This year the program will be held June 9-15. And remember you are always welcome back to campus for the Formal Review and evening assembly on Wednesday at 6:00pm. It’s a great time for a reunion with your fellow citizens.