Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

KUDOS.(Youth Express)

LOCAL STUDENTS IN NATION'S CAPITAL: Noelle Baca, 16, of Albuquerque and D'Andria Edison of Santa Fe have been selected to attend The National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington, D.C.

Noelle, a junior at Valley Academy High School, attended the conference from Jan. 30-Feb. 4. D'Andria, a senior at Capital High School, will participate from Feb. 13-18.

The NYLC is a leadership development program for high school students who have "demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit." Noelle and D'Andria will be among 350 outstanding national scholars from around the country.

The theme of the NYLC is "The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leaders of Today. …

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