Bridgeport's Lindsey Morais to Take Part in National Youth Leadership Forum at University of Chapel Hill

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on April 16, 2018 via

This summer, Lindsey Morais from Bridgeport, WV will join outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Medicine, taking place this summer on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
NYLF Medicine is one of the Envision family of programs ( enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom.
Lindsey was nominated to attend the forum by her College Algebra teacher at Bridgeport High School. In addition to taking a rigorous curriculum in math and science, including AP classes, Lindsey aspires to learn about mental health disorders and how they impact the human brain and its’ cognitive functions. With dreams of being in neuroscience, Lindsey is looking forward to gaining the hands-on medical experience that the forum provides.
NYLF Medicine is a great opportunity for high-achieving scholars to get outside the classroom and see, through hands-on interactive learning, how to innovate and think creatively,” said Andrew Potter, the Chief Academic Officerfor Envision. “These students, who have already proven themselves academically, are challenged to work on real-world, student-created projects to bring their studies and career interests to life.”
Since 1985, Envision programs have served more than 800,000 students in more than 145 countries, with programs designed to help students develop the leadership, scholarship and career skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive college and career landscape.

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