Nicholas Upton participated in American Legion Boys State of Missouri from June 16-23 at the University of Central Missouri. He is a junior at Green Ridge High School and was chosen based on his leadership, citizenship, academics and character.
Boys State is a democracy and all citizens may vote and are eligible to hold office.
Nicholas was a citizen of Alcorn City and the Model City, member of the Nationalist Party and the deputy fire marshal. He attended law enforcement school.
He is the son of Barbara and Neil Upton and was sponsored by American Legion Post 491 in Green Ridge.