The Paul Brown Officers Leadership Award is awarded to the state level elected official, except the Governor who receives a separate scholarship award, who best exemplified what Boys State is all about throughout the election process. There is also an interview process in front of senior counselors. This year’s Paul Brown Officers Leadership Award winner is Kuzivakwashe Zhou of Peoria. The runner up is Josh Patel of Naperville. The third place finisher is Archit Dhar of Naperville.