Alumni

Since Hoosier Boys State started in 1937, we have reached out to over 60,000 Hoosier youths. Here are some notable alumni:

Mitch DanielsGovernor of Indiana
Frank O’BannonFormer United States Senator and Governor
Birch BayhFormer United States Congressman
Richard LugarFormer United States Senator
Phil SharpFormer United States Congressman
Lee Hamilton Former United States Congressman
Paul S. MannweilerSpeaker of the House
Brian BosmaFormer Speaker of the House
Edward SimcoxFormer Indiana Secretary of State
Joseph HogsettFormer Indiana Secretary of State
Honorable Randall SheperdChief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court
Honorable Brent DicksonAssociate Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court
Brian LambPresident of “C-Span”
Terry LesterActor, “The Young & The Restless”
Dr. Joseph AllenFormer NASA Astronaut

Other notable people that have participated in the Boys State program around the US include:

William “Bill” ClintonFormer U.S. President
Richard CheneyFormer Vice President
Neil Armstrong Astronaut
Tom BrokawTV News Personality
Roger EbertPulitzer Prize Winner for Literature and Movie Critic
Michael JordanRetired NBA player
Roy MooreChief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
Keith JacksonAll-Pro NFL Tight End
Gaddi VasquezDirector of the US Peace Corps
Peter SimsAward-winning Author
Heinz WardMVP Super Bowl XL – Pittsburgh Steelers
Lou DobbsTV Anchorman
Steve OsusamiAward-winning ABC News Correspondent
Rush LimbaughRadio Personality
David KoechnerActor
Phil JacksonNBA Coach
Jon Bon JoviMusician
Joe BidenVice President
Lonnie Holiday NFL Player