HHS JROTC Names Boys State Candidates

The Haywood High School JROTC has named two students as their candidates to Boys State. Jerald Hammond, son of Jerald Hammond Sr. and Levovida Rollins, and Tommy Pyron, son of Martha and Gary Pyron, are attending Boys State from May 25 through May 31 at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tennessee. Both students are upcoming seniors at Haywood High.

At Boys State, participants learn the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county and state governments. Operated by students elected to various offices, Boys State activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses and recreational programs.