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Sanchez selected as national youth delegate

Kamele Sanchez, a student at Honokaa High School has been selected to represent Hawaii as a National Youth Delegate to the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

Sanchez joins a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive study week-long of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Sanchez 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 will 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 June 23-28.