USSYP Military Mentors: Elite Officers Guide Students Through Washington Week

The students who are selected as delegates for the United States Senate Youth Program are among the highest achieving in the nation, both academically and through in-depth extracurricular commitments in student politics, community service, athletics and artistic pursuits.  Arriving in Washington, D.C., they are met by a cadre of elite military officers, also hand-selected through a highly competitive process, representing each branch of Military Service, …

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Students Speak Out During Washington Week

USSYP Student Activities Director Steve Cox conferring with student Farewell Speakers Owen Lyons and Olivia Castor This month’s blog post features leaders among leaders: profiles of the two student delegates who were chosen by the group to serve as the Farewell Speakers on the final evening of Washington Week 2013. A program tradition, each year the students create their own nominating and auditioning process to …

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NASA’s Charles Bolden: Spotlight On Washington Week Speakers

Administrator Bolden at Washington Week 2012 Welcome to the new U.S. Senate Youth Program blog where we will endeavor to give you current information about the program, our alumni and the people and places that make Washington Week happen.  Whether you are a student leader interested in history, government and politics, or you are a school counselor, teacher or parent interested in encouraging such students …

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