BHS student elected Governor of Palmetto Boy’s State

Blythewood High School student Will Galloway basked in the company of South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

Will Galloway, an incoming senior at Blythewood High School, has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 21-28.

Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. Galloway was previously elected as Governor of South Carolina Boys State, which had roughly 1,060 participants. Additionally, he was elected Mayor of his city and to the Senate. Galloway will be joined by Decker Paulmeier of Bluffton High School in representing South Carolina at Boys Nation.

At Blythewood, Galloway served as Junior Class President and President of the National English Honors Society. His activities include Chairman of South Carolina Teenage Republicans, Varsity Golf, Blythewood YoungLife Co-Chairman and South Carolina Patriot Voices. He was June 2016 South Carolina Republican of the Month and is a member of National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and National Social Studies Honor Society. A resident of Blythewood, Galloway hopes to attend Clemson University with plans to pursue law or political consulting as a profession.