Help youths travel to Chicago conference

May 10, 2011

By Staff

Skyline High School sophomore Alexa Peraza-Sanchez would like to pack her bags for a conference at Northwestern University in Chicago, but first she needs financial help from the community.

Peraza-Sanchez has earned a spot at the National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Heath Care From Aug. 2-11. At the conference, she will learn a variety of skills, including leadership, effective communication, public speaking and conflict resolution. She will also participate in lectures and workshops about medicine and health care led by national and world leaders.

Peraza-Sanchez has raised $500 for the $2,600 trip. Those wishing to help can mail checks made out to National Student Leadership, with her name in the memo line. Send checks to Alexa Peraza-Sanchez, 3849 Klahanie Drive S.E., 6-106, Issaquah, WA 98029.

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