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Adams American Legion Post #221 Sponsoring Juniors for Boy's State and Junior Law Cadet Program.


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5926e61d61caf Michael Gronewold is attending Boy's State.
Jacob Neil is attending Boy's State.
Marshall Connelly is attending the Junior Law Cadet Program.
Felisha Moore is attending the Junior Law Cadet Program.
Michael Gronewold is attending Boy's State.

    The Adams American Legion Post #221 is sponsoring two young men from Freeman Public Schools for the 77 th Annual Cornhusker Boys’ Leadership Experience. Michael Gronewold is the son of Mark and Pam Gronewold of Adams. Jacob Neil is the son of Russell and Lisa Neil of Adams. State Boy’s State purpose is to teach the youth of today constructive and positive attitudes toward the American form of government.  Each year Legion’s and Women’s Auxilliary select a junior from their districts to represent them.   During Boys State, the delegates study local, county, and state government. Participants do this by setting up their own miniature city, county, and state governments and administer them according to the rules and procedures set by Nebraska's laws. Boys’ State purpose is to teach the youth of today constructive and positive attitudes toward the American form of government.

    For the first time Freeman will have two students attend the Nebraska Legions Junior Law Cadet Program.  Felisha Moore, daughter of Shelly Uglow, and Marshall Connelly, son of Christopher and Rosanna Connelly, will be attending separate male and female session at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center in Grand Island. Participation in the one-week program is open to students completing the 11th grade.  In a disciplined setting, participants will learn about law enforcement responsibilities and traiing from representatives of various city, county, state and federal agencies; participate in daily calisthenics, attend classroom sessions; and learn about self-defense, firearms, driving, operating radar and other State Patrol equipment.  Evening classes will be devoted to Accident and Crime Investigation, Fingerprinting and Polygraph Techniques and other special topics.  Cadets will be awarded certificates of achievement at concluding ceremonies.

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