Travarus Shead, a junior at Drew Central High School, recently received a $200 sponsorship from the American Legion to attend Boys State. Shead is pictured above (center) with American Legion Commander Randy Gavin (left) and Commander Glen Kellebrew (right).

The American Legion sponsors one student each year to attend Boys State. Commanders Gavin and Kellebrew, as well as all members, are proud to help Shead and wish him all the best, the American Legion said in a news release announcing the sponsorship.