Two Carlton County students selected for 2012 Washington Youth Summit on the EnvironmentStudent leaders from Carlton County will travel to Washington D.C. for highly-selective environment forum in June.
By: Press release, Pine Journal
Brett Morrison of Cloquet, a student at Cloquet High School, and Emily Warpula of Kettle River, a student from Cromwell-Wright High School, have been selected to represent Minnesota as National Youth Delegates at the 2012 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
The students were awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive study week-long of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Morrison and Warpula were chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
George Mason University along with partners, National Geographic and the National Zoo are excited to welcome the nation’s youth scholars to Washington, D.C. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment offers aspiring environmentalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week-long program is held at George Mason University’s state-of-the-art campus. The Summit will encourage and inspire young leaders who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.
The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 24-29.