Education: Boys' Nation delegate
Boys’ Nation delegate
Miles Jordan, a rising senior at Salisbury High School, is one of two North Carolina high school students selected to attend the 2008 session of Boys’ Nation in Washington, D.C., July 18-26.
Jordan was picked from 242 delegates from throughout the state who attended the 69th session of the Tar Heel Boys’ State at Catawba College.
He served as the House of Representatives Reading Clerk during the week-long session designed to educate students about state government and politics. At the closing ceremonies, he was one of eight students recognized as a Distinguished Legislator and one of two students named Oratorical Contest Semi-Finalists.
He was sponsored by Harold B. Jarrett American Legion Post 342.
Boys’ Nation is a citizenship and government program in the nation’s capital that provides practical insight in the operation of the federal government. The program combines lectures, forums and field trips to federal agencies, institutions, memorials and historical sites in and around Washington, D.C. Two students from each state are selected annually to attend Boys’ Nation.
Jordan is the son of Stan and Sandy Jordan of Salisbury. He will serve as Student Government Association president this year at Salisbury High School.