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By Kathleen Stinson
Staff writer 

Floyd student elected governor at Boys State New Mexico


Last updated 6/12/2021 at 5:26pm

Kevin Wilson

Eli Terry, speaking at a Memorial Day event, was recently elected governor at New Mexico Boys State. The program, sponsored by the American Legion, puts high school students into a mock government and allows participants to run for offices.

Eli Terry, 17, was elected Governor of Boys State New Mexico early this month.

Terry, a Floyd High graduate, said normally Boys State is held at Eastern New Mexico University but this year because of the COVID-19 restrictions, it was held online f...

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