Twelve high school juniors from the Dallas area have been selected to take part in the Texas American Legion’s Boys State program June 7-12.

The students, sponsored by American Legion Love Field Post 453, will spend a week on the University of Texas at Austin campus learning how government works at the city, county and state levels.

The students are Roberto Alvarado , North Mesquite High School; Michael Boyson, Dallas Jesuit College Preparatory; Bryce Killian, St. Mark’s School of Texas; Matthew Whiting and Austin Cain, Coppell High School; and Arthur Berry, Will Douglas, Hunter Hodges, Will Moore, Cole Sorrels, Jake Sorrels and Tyler Vincent, Highland Park High School.

For more information on Boys State.

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