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Hoosier Boys/Girls State Application Deadline March 15

Hoosier Boys/Girls State Application Deadline March 15

Rising Sun High School juniors who are interested in attending either Hoosier Boys State or Hoosier Girls State must apply by March 15, 2018.  This year's events will be held at Trine University in Angola, Indiana. The boys' week is June 17-23 and the girls' week is June 24-30.

Delegates attending will join other young men and women from across the state for this program designed to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.

To apply, please contact Hoosier Boys/Girls state co-chairs Rae Baker Gipson at 812-290-3344 or Tammy Johns at 812-290-1291.

"Both of my daughters participated in Girls State and absolutely loved it," said Bryce Kendrick, City of Rising Sun. "My oldest daughter enjoyed it so much, she went back for a few years and served as a counselor.  The program made that big of an impact on her."