Murray High School senior Rebecca Nelson, daughter of Margaret and Ronald Nelson of Murray, attended the 1991 National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.
She shared the experience with 350 other outstanding teenagers from throughout the country who were selected for academic achievement, leadership and citizenship.The students met through Feb. 24 with congressmen, lobbyists, journalists and others in government. Rebecca met Sen. Jake Garn, R-Utah, and Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah.
She also visited the South African Embassy and was briefed at the State Department. She debated, lobbied and voted with other delegates.