Buckeye Boys State 2019

Buckeye Boys State 2019
Posted on 04/30/2019
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Gavin DukowitzClay JacobsGame LoweryChris MurphyAustin ParkerCorbin PhillipsNate ReichertMatthew RisnerEthan FulkersonRiley Ricketts


Gavin Dukowitz, son of Kelly Dukowitz and Rod Dukowitz of Huntsville, Clay Jacobs, son of Cale and Andrea Jacobs of Huntsville, Gage Lowery, son of Jeremy and Sandra Lowery of DeGraff, Chris Murphy, son of Thomas and Amy Murphy of Huntsville, Austin Parker, son of Amber Parker-Fagan and Mike Fagan of Russells Point, Corbin Phillips, son of Melinda and Rod Dukowitz of Lewistown, Nathan Reichert, son of Dan and Theresa Reichert of Lewistown, Riley Ricketts, son of Timothy and Christine Ricketts of Russells Point and Matthew Risner, son of Scott and Deb Risner of Huntsville have been selected to represent Indian Lake High School at the 2019 Buckeye Boys’ State held for nine days on the Miami University campus. In addition, Ethan Fulkerson, son of Andy and Amanda Fulkerson of Huntsville, is being sponsored by the Willard Stout Post of the American Legion from Belle Center.  Buckeye Boys’ State is sponsored by the Huntsville American Legion Post 381. It is locally sponsored by the following donors: Duff Quarry, Judy Grubbs, Stephanie Dysert, John Tuttle, Robert Coffman, Buds Marine, Gabe Wickline and Midwest Assets and Operations, LLC (Spend-A-Day).  If you are interested in sponsoring a student, please contact the Huntsville American Legion.

Participants must meet several qualifications.  Candidates must be juniors in high school, interested in government and current events, and have an above average scholastic standing.  The young men must also demonstrate high moral character, possess strong leadership skills, and have a desire for learning. 
The purpose of Buckeye Boys’ State is to provide a hands-on experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties, and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Ohio government. At Buckeye Boys’ State, young men learn about city, county, and state government through a non-partisan objective education approach. For more information visit  http://www.ohiobuckeyeboysstate.com