Local Students Selected as Washington Youth Tour Delegates

2019 Youth Tour winners

High school sophomores and juniors recently competed to represent Walton EMC on the Washington Youth Tour. Eight finalists were interviewed to determine four winners and two alternates.

Those selected participate in leadership training that includes personal development and teambuilding sessions, meetings with state and national leaders and visits to major sights of our nation’s capital.

The Washington Youth Tour seeks to build and inspire our area’s young people to become leaders in the community.

Front row, from left, Claire McNulty, George Walton Academy (alternate); Michika Ho, North Oconee; Julia Kim, North Oconee.

Back row, Sanjay Ravigopal, Gwinnet School of Math, Science and Technology (alternate); Kiara Machado, Gwinnet School of Math, Science and Technology (winner); Jasmine Elphic, Social Circle (winner); Princess Onyeanula, South Gwinnett (winner); Ridge Powelson, Scholars Guild Academy (winner).