Jesse Lundervold, of Marshall, a student at Saline County Career Center has been selected to represent Missouri as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University, according to a news release from the school.
Lundervold has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental science and conservation. She was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
The event will include 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, according to the news release.
The week-long program is held at George Mason University's 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 23-28.