Empowering Youth

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Following His Dreams

Stuart’s Dreams Take Flight Once, a boy who lived near an airfield woke up every morning at 6 a.m. so he could watch out his bedroom window while Osprey aircraft flew overhead and shook the house. …

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A teenager stands in front of a pond.

Trevor: Growing for Change

Trevor Concentrates on Making the World Better Trevor stares intently at a computer monitor, then taps his keyboard and adjusts the Python code on the black screen. His fast hands can barely keep up with his …

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Lance Purcell with his family

Teamwork as a Principle

The chairman of the Boys Ranch board believes in building teams. Lance Purcell is a team builder. It’s a skill he developed when he graduated from law school and started working with a lawyer in Canyon, …

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Rocketry Program to Be Featured on TV Show

Boys Ranch rocketry program will be on “Texas Country Reporter.” The renowned television program “Texas Country Reporter” will feature the Boys Ranch rocketry program this weekend. During a November trip to Boys Ranch, a videographer followed …

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Kevin: This cowboy found the perfect fit at Boys Ranch

Kevin doesn’t say much. The lanky cowboy lets his loop do his talking for him. There’s a roping dummy in front of Stevens Home, where Kevin practices roping in the evenings, and when he’s not there, …

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Malcolm Shelton: A real rancher leads Boys Ranch

When rancher Malcolm Shelton gazes across the rolling breaks of his family’s ranch, he’s not just looking at buffalo grass, sage and Angus cattle: He’s looking at history, heritage and legacy. He’s also looking to the …

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each day is a new day to change his future.

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