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Ott to Youth Summit on the Environment

Posted: Monday, Mar 4th, 2013


Ashley Ott will attend the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment as Wyoming’s delegate in Washington D.C. in June. PIONEER PHOTO/Timilee Wilber


By TIMILEE WILBER

Pioneer Reporter

LYMAN – Ashley Ott a 17-year-old junior at Lyman High School has been selected to represent Wyoming as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University on June 23-38.

Ott is the daughter of Don and Lori Ott.

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

Ott competed in track and swimming this year at LHS. She said she is interested in going into medicine after graduation, and her favorite subjects are chemistry and anatomy.

George Mason University along with partners, National Geographic and the National Zoo welcome the nation’s youth scholars to Washington D.C. for the Summit. The 2013 keynote speaker will Michael L. Connor, commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation.

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.



For the complete article see the 03-01-2013 issue.

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