Local student selected as National Youth Delegate for conference at George Mason


Allison Peters, a student at Carroll County High School, has been selected to represent Carroll County High School as a National Youth Delegate to the 2016 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

Allison joins 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. Allison was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.

She is the daughter of John and Stephanie Peters of Hillsville.

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 26 to July 1, 2016.

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