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WHS Student Selected for U.S. Senate Program

Priyanka Narayan Priyanka Narayan, a senior at Wayzata High School, was selected as one of only two students to represent Minnesota as a delegate to the U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held in Washington, D.C. March 8-15, 2014.
 
In addition, Priyanka will receive a $5,000 college scholarship. The USSYP was founded in 1962 through Senate Resolution and each year two of the highest-achieving students from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education system overseas are selected through an extremely competitive merit-based selection process held at the state departments of education nationwide.