Colm Feeney of Braintree, a high honors sophomore at Boston College High School, was one of thirteen BC High students who participated in the annual YMCA Youth in Government Conference from March 13 to 15 at the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Hill.
Three BC High students were singled out for honors among the many participants. 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 BC High team won the Premier Delegation award.
The Youth in Government Club, moderated by faculty members Elise Wilson of Braintree and Michael Chapman of Braintree, 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