The USSYP was created by Senate Resolution 324 in 1962 as stated in supporting Senate testimony from that year, to increase young Americans understanding of the interrelationship of the three branches of government, the caliber and responsibilities of federally elected and appointed officials, and the vital importance of democratic decision making not only for America but for people around the world.
Montanas 2020 USSYP Delegates will be formally announced in mid-December by Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen.
was created by Senate Resolution 324 in 1962 and has been sponsored by the Senate and fully funded by The Hearst Foundation since its inception.
Ishaan and William traveled to Washington with high schoolers from across the country to participate in the 57th annual USSYP
While in Washington for the annual USSYP
Washington Week, the student delegates have the opportunity to attend meetings and briefings with members of the U.S.
Atkins and Harris are scheduled to meet Cochran and Wicker as part of the 2018 USSYP
Washington Week, March 3-10.
Cochran and Wicker have previously served on the Senate Advisory Committee for the USSYP
The overall mission of the program is to help instill within each class of USSYP
student delegates more in-depth knowledge of the American political process and a lifelong commitment to public service.
The Senate Youth Program is a great way to recognize outstanding young people from Maine and all across the country, and Im delighted to congratulate Caroline and Virginia on this impressive accomplishment said Senator King, a co-chair of the USSYP
Senate Advisory Committee.
allows two delegates - current high school seniors or juniors - from each state to be selected by the states chief education officer in cooperation with high school principals.
allows two delegates - current high school seniors or juniors - from each state to be selected by the state's chief education officer in cooperation with high school principals.
Senate Youth Program is a respected scholarship program that offers opportunities for young, civic-minded leaders to join with their peers to learn more about our American government, said Cochran, who serves on the USSYP
Senate Advisory Committee for 2018.