The American Legion

H. U. Wood Post 245



Texas Boys State is a program for qualified high school juniors who take part  in a week long educational program at the University of Texas in Austin.  Each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county  and state government. 

Additional information pertaining to Boys State can be obtained on the American Legion, Department of Texas web site at:  .

The 2018 Texas Boys State will be held in June 2018 at the University of Texas in Austin. Dates have not yet been set. American Legion H.U. Wood Post 245 will be sponsoring boys who are attending High School in Guadalupe County. Interested juniors can contact the American Legion Post 245 for futher information at or by calling 830-379-1079. Your High School Counselors also have information on the Texas Boys State Program.


* It is mandatory that you apply on-line at

* You must print your on-line registrations and it must be dropped off at H.U. Wood, American Legion Post 245 at 618 E. Kingsbury St., Seguin, Texas. (Hours open: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Monday thru Saturday)

* Ensure that you fill out the Post information to reflect Post Chairman: Mindy Messinger.

* It is mandatory that you attend the Interview/Orientation on February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm or March 7, 2018 at 6:00pm. Parents are invited to attend.

* For any additional information, please contact Mindy Messinger at 810-701-7694 or email at

The American Legion Post 245 sent 15 boys to the
American Legion Boys State in Austin, Texas
from June 11 to June 16, 2017.
Barry Osborne Lifegate Hight School
Brandon Pape Navarro High School
Franke Barrientez, Jr. Navarro High School
Larry Bailey Steele High School
Andrew Burnguardner Navarro High School
John Clayton Old Navarro High School
Nicklaus Houle Lifegate High School
Cayden Pruet Lifegate High School
Rylan Hester Lifegate High School
Caleb Hargraves Navarro High School
Joshua Baker Navarro High School
Daniel Pina Navarro High School
Bodie Netherlain Lifegate High School
Tanner Biggs Steele High School
Roman Ruiz Seguin High School

The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors a similar program called Girls State.

2018 H. U. Wood Post 245