Wells High School Sophomore Emilee Wooldridge has been selected to attend the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., from June 24 to 29.

University officials selected Wooldridge as one of 250 national youth delegates to attend the conference based on her academic accomplishments and noted leadership in the sciences and conservation studies at school.

The National Zoo and the National Geographic Society are co-partners of the event.