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Big Horn student heads to D.C.

BIG HORN — Big Horn High School senior Miles Novak will travel to Washington, D.C., July 19-26 to participate in the annual American Legion Boys Nation program.

He is one of 98 high school students from around the U.S. who have been chosen to attend.

He was selected for inclusion in the program based on leadership skills, academic record and activity at the American Legion Boys State.

The American Legion Boys Nation program provides training for participants in the political process and includes lectures and forums with visits to federal agencies, institutions, memorials and historical sites. Additionally, federal legislators and representatives participate in the week’s activities.

Program graduates include former U.S. President Bill Clinton and U.S. Sen. Max Baucus of Montana.

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