Tilghman Students Selected for Kentucky Boys State
By WestKyStar & Paducah Public Schools Staff
PADUCAH, KY - Paducah Tilghman High School rising seniors Coy Merry and Aaron Reed have been selected to attend Kentucky Boys State to be held at Campbellsville University June 4th through 9th.

Kentucky Boys State is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students, and is considered a highly regarded leadership training program. Each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. Boys State has been a program of The American Legion since 1935, and was established in Kentucky in 1940.

At Kentucky Boys State, participants are exposed to the rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities of a voting citizen. Activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law enforcement presentations, training in various topics, assemblies, journalism and recreational programs.

Merry and Reed were nominated by Paducah Tilghman. Merry is the son of Robert Merry and the grandson of Jane Merry. Reed is the son of Joni and Stanley Reed.

Published 03:28 PM, Wednesday Jun. 07, 2017
Updated 03:36 PM, Wednesday Jun. 07, 2017

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