Zachary Turman, of Needville, a student at Needville High School, has been selected to represent Texas as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
Turman has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental science and conservation.
Turman was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
The Summit will encourage and inspire young leaders who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.
The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 23-28, 2013.