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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. RES. 1626


Commending the National Student Leadership Conference for organizing college campus experiences for high school students for more than 20 years.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 15, 2010

Ms. Watson submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


RESOLUTION

Commending the National Student Leadership Conference for organizing college campus experiences for high school students for more than 20 years.

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Foundation is an educational organization that, through its sponsorship of the National Student Leadership Conference, enables exceptional high school students to participate in fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer sessions focused on career exploration, leadership development, and community service;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference has organized summer programs for more than 10,000 high school students at a variety of college campuses in the United States since 1989;

    Whereas the mission of the National Student Leadership Conference is to provide a safe and supportive environment that encourages students to explore their academic and career interests outside of the traditional classroom while developing leadership skills and gaining a global perspective;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference is committed to preparing high school students for their college years and future careers by facilitating leadership development and goal setting;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference is dedicated to inspiring students to realize their potential, make informed and thoughtful decisions, set tangible goals, and work toward exceptional futures;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Foundation provides tuition assistance through educator and general scholarships to disadvantaged, high-achieving, and community service-oriented high school students;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference values partnerships with organizations such as the J. David Gladstone Institutes of the University of California, San Francisco, and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine;

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference has partnered with the National Relief Network since 2008 to provide alumni of the National Student Leadership Conference with opportunities to participate in community service and explore leadership and development in areas affected by natural disasters throughout the United States; and

    Whereas the National Student Leadership Conference continues to create career-focused, leadership-driven, community service-oriented summer programming for talented high school students throughout the United States: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) commends the National Student Leadership Conference for working for more than 20 years toward providing high school students with enhanced educational experiences; and

(2) encourages the expansion of such efforts throughout the United States and the rest of the world.