Rison student selected as delegate for Washington D.C. conference

FAIRFAX, VA — Woodlawn High School student Erica Kriner of Rison has been selected to represent Arkansas as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

Kriner 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 June 23-28 of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Kriner was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.