People in the News 03-04-12

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More than 4,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2011 semester, including Maslyn Kate Locke, of Los Alamos. She is a junior majoring in behavioral neuroscience. She made the honor roll for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and in the schools of allied health, architecture, design and planning, business, education, engineering, journalism, music, nursing, pharmacy and social welfare.


Michaela Pigue, of Jemez Springs and a student at Los Alamos High School, has been selected to represent New Mexico as a National Youth Delegate at the 2012 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.
Pigue 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. Pigue was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.
George Mason University along with partners, National Geographic and the National Zoo, welcome the nation’s youth scholars to Washington, D.C. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment offers aspiring environmentalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience.
The week-long program is held at George Mason University’s campus. 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 June 24-29.