dePaul Miller of Norfolk, a high-honors sophomore at Boston College High School, was one of thirteen BC High students who participated in and won the Premier Delegation award at the annual YMCA Youth in Government Conference from March 13 to 15 at the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill.
The BC High Team and three BC High students were singled out for honors among the many participants. The team won the Premier Delegation award. Deen Haleem ’17 of Quincy won Outstanding delegate in the House of Representatives, Jon Shea ’15 of Canton was elected Attorney General and Liam Brady '14 of Bourne won the Outstanding Bill in the Senate Award.
The Youth in Government Club, moderated by faculty members Elise Wilson and Michael Chapman, is part of a Greater Boston YMCA program which allows high school students to learn about state government and participate in the process of the State House with other students from throughout Massachusetts. Students take on various roles in the state government including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches as well as lobbyists and the press corps.
Boston College High School is a Jesuit, Catholic, college-preparatory school for young men in grades 7 to 12. Founded in 1863, the school enrolls approximately 1,600 students from more than 140 communities in eastern Massachusetts. For more http://www.bchigh.edu