ANKENY, Iowa (October 30, 2019) - Five Ankeny students were selected to attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute in October because of their outstanding presentations at the Iowa Youth Institute in April.
Southview Middle School: Elizabeth Clark
Ankeny High School: Sophia Parker
Ankeny Centennial High School: Sophie Bergan, Thomas Brustkern, and Evan Larson
Each year, exceptional high school students from around the world are selected based on their achievement at their local and state institutes, to participate in the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation.
At the Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, student delegates present and discuss their findings about issues affecting food security with international experts and their peers, connect with other students from around the world, tour cutting-edge industrial and research facilities, and take part in symposium discussions with global leaders in science, industry, and policy.
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