Andrew Christian

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 14:45

Andrew Christian, 17, of Eagle River, has been named as one of 98 high school student representatives from throughout the U.S. chosen to attend The American Legion Boys Nation July 20-28 in Arlington, Va.

Christian, a senior at Eagle River High School, is one of two delegates selected from Alaska based on leadership skills, academic record and activity at American Legion Boys State. The week-long program introduces the senators to the structure and function of the federal government while combining lectures and forums with visitations to federal agencies, institutions, memorials and historical spots in and around Washington, D.C.

The program is designed to inspire a strong devotion to America while providing a practical view of federal government procedures.

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