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Wednesday, July 24, 2013 8:18 PM

Students reflect on new insight into government

By CLINTON DICK, Herald Staff Writer

Ottawa High School seniors Alex Reed and Vince Sylvester and Central Heights senior Tristan Davis had different experiences at the American Legion Boys State of Kansas program earlier this summer in Manhattan.

The three Franklin County students were among 418 boys from across Kansas who attended the June 9-15 government leadership program on the campus of Kansas State University. Reed said the program opened his eyes to what working in government really is like.

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