The Mountaineer Daily (Tuesday 6/11/2024)

As the sun rises on another eventful day at the American Legion Mountaineer Boys State, we reflect on the moments that made yesterday truly special.

Applications Still Being Accepted

Calling all future leaders!

Are you ready to unlock your potential and soar to new heights? Join us at The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State, West Virginia’s Premier Leadership Academy!

This is your chance to:
✅ Develop essential leadership skills ✅ Build lifelong friendships ✅ Engage in hands-on civic engagement activities ✅ Learn from inspiring mentors

Don’t miss this transformative experience. Apply now and take the first step towards an extraordinary future!

#Leadership #WVBoysState #FutureLeaders #ALMBS

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2022 ALMBS Applications Still Being Accepted

The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State (ALMBS) has long been recognized as one of the most respected educational programs of government and leadership instruction for high school students. We have accomplished this over eight decades by adjusting our program to keep pace with the times. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us to think creatively about how we can safely deliver a meaningful and engaging program and we are proud to return to this mission in 2022.

QUALIFICATIONS: Individuals who meet the below qualifications are eligible to apply for admission to ALMBS. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 & 2021 sessions, each high school senior class will be permitted at least one attendee to the 2022 session along with the junior class attendees.

Be a member of the male enrollment of the current junior class.
Have a 2.75 grade point average or higher on a four-point scale or its equivalent. (Note: Schools should

WVU President E. Gordon Gee Addresses ALMBS

Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, having helmed universities for more than three decades. In 2009, Time magazine named him one of the top 10 university presidents in the United States.

In 2014, Gee returned to West Virginia University, where his career as a university president began. His leadership goals include putting students first, advancing the university’s research agenda, partnering with West Virginia communities and making sure that 1.8 million West Virginians know in their hearts and minds that West Virginia University is their university.

Born in Vernal, Utah, Gee graduated from the University of Utah with an honors degree in history and earned his J.D. and Ed.D. degrees from Columbia University. He clerked under Chief Justice David T. Lewis of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals before being named a judicial fellow and staff assistant to the U.S. Supreme Court. In this role,

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2015 ALMBS Applications still being accepted – limited slots available!

The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State is a week long program focused on government, leadership, and citizenship. The program is open to any male, junior who lives or attends high school in the State of West Virginia. Complete the Application form on and work with your High School Guidance Counselor or local American Legion Post to get registered. Limited slots are available, so ACT NOW!

Eligibility requirements:
**Male, junior who lives or attends High School in WV
**2.75 or higher GPA
**Involved in leadership and/or civic activities

When and Where:
June 7-13, 2015
WVU Jackson’s Mill

“Boys State is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for students… You are the next generation of leaders, and we are counting on you to rebuild America into an even greater nation than we are today.” — Senator Joe Manchin III

Questions? Send us a message through the “contact us” form on our website and we will work to enroll you in this “Week that shapes a lifetime!”

Panhandle County Primary Election Results

Panhandle County Primary Election Results