Katie Thomas-Canfield (Class of 2013) has been chosen as DC’s female delegate to the United States Senate Youth Program. USSYP is an intensive week-long educational experience and scholarship sponsored by the United States Senate for outstanding high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in public service. Student delegates from all 50 states and DC meet and learn from the highest level elected and appointed officials in Washington. The delegates attend briefings and meetings with Senators, the President, a Justice of the Supreme Court, cabinet members, federal agency leaders and senior members of the national media. Military officers, representing each of the military services and the Coast Guard, serve as mentors for the students during the week. The student delegates also receive a $5000 undergraduate college scholarship to the college or university of their choice with encouragement to continue coursework in government and history. Katie has served as Student President of the Class of 2013 for the last 3 years.