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N-W student to attend environment forum

by jmaloni
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 10:00 am

Niagara-Wheatfield student Gabrielle Cleveley is among only 250 individuals chosen as National Youth Delegates to attend the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment June 24 to 29 at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.

The select group of students from all across the country will participate in an intensive weeklong study of leadership in environmental science and conservation. They were chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.

George Mason University is partnering with National Geographic and the National Zoo to welcome the nation's leading 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 a week-long program to gain an insider's look at environmental science, policy and conservation issues.

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