Davis High School senior Christy Karras, daughter of Marilyn Karras of Kaysville and Lyle Karras of Layton, is attending the 1991 National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C.
She is sharing the experience with 350 outstanding teenagers from throughout the country who were selected for academic achievement, leadership and citizenship.The students are meeting through Sunday, Feb. 24, with congressmen, congressional staff representatives, lobbyists, journalists and others who participate directly in U.S. government. They are visiting embassies and will have a briefing at the State Department.
At the conclusion of the conference, they will assume the roles of lawmakers and lobbyists to debate, lobby and vote on proposed volunteer service legislation.
The conference is sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council.