Idaho high school students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch welcomed Idaho’s delegates to the 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program held in Washington, D.C.

Olivia Love of Eagle, Idaho and Emma Watts of Pocatello, Idaho were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to participate in the 104 national student delegation.

Love, a senior at Eagle High School, serves as her school’s Associated Student Body president, and is an Idaho State Senate page, a member of the National Honor Society, 4-H and the City of Star Mayor’s Youth Council. Love has a keen interest in government and international economics and jopes to attend the United States Air Force Academy.

Watts, a junior at Century High School, serves in student government as Junior Class president. She is involved in National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Outdoor Club, Bannock County 4-H and Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council. Watts has interests in biochemistry and environmental sciece.

During their week in the nation’s capital, Love and Watts will have the opportunity to attend meetings and briefings with the President, Senators and congessional staff, a Justice on the Supreme Court, leaders of cabinet agencies, an Ambassador to the United States and top members of the national media.

In addition to the experience at the capital, each of the delegates with receive a $10,000 college scholarship

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