WHS student to attend prestigious conference on environment at George Mason University
Junior Elizabeth Allen heading to Washington, D.C., for weeklong forum with 300 students from across country
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FAIRFAX, VA — Elizabeth Allen, a student at Watertown High School, has been selected to represent Watertown, Mass., as a National Youth Delegate to the 2018 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 24 to 29, 2018.
Allen joins a select group of 300 students from across the country to participate in an intensive, weeklong study of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Allen 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 young 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.
–June 18, 2018–