On the last day of 2014 Boys Nation, the delegates held their final senate session, visited The White House and graduated from the Boys Nation program. Starting as early as 4am Saturday morning, the delegates boarded buses to go back to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to fly home. Photos by Lucas Carter.
The 2014 Boys Nation delegates spent time on Capitol Hill Thursday morning, as they had the opportunity to meet with U.S. Senators from their home state. In the evening, the delegates had the opportunity to hear Nesse Godin speak, who is a Holocaust survivor. Photos by Lucas Carter.
Wednesday, July 23 brought the delegates the swearing in of their president and vice president, Dr. Matthew Shank of Marymount University surprising them with a ten thousand dollar scholarship should they choose to return to Marymount University for college, and experiencing Twilight Tattoo, a historical military pageant. Photos by Lucas Carter.
The Boys Nation delegates toured the Washington American Legion Headquarters before holding debates and elections for president and vice president. Federalist Matthew Ellow of Ala. is elected 2014 Boys Nation President, and fellow Federalist Louie Lombardo of Texas is elected vice president, in Arlington, Va. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Photos by Lucas Carter and Charlie Tucker.
Monday, July 21, 2014, the 2014 Boys Nation delegates laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, were briefed by the guards, toured Arlington National Cemetery, and held party president and vice-president elections. Photos by Lucas Carter and Charlie Tucker.