July 25, 2014

SHHS student selected for summit

Brittany Furrell, of Spring Hill, a student at Spring Hill High School has been selected to represent Kansas as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
Furrell 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. Furrell was 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 23-28, 2013.

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