LMA sophomore will attend national leadership event in Washington, D.C.


Aly Elliott, a rising sophomore at Laurence Manning Academy, will join other outstanding students from across the country in the National Youth Leadership Foundation - National Security Division, in Washington, D.C.

Aly was nominated by Hans Swygert, a science teacher at Laurence Manning Academy. Aly has attended LMA since K3 and is an honor student. She is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class. Aly plans to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, to pursue a degree in aeronautical engineering.

"Envision's NYLF - National Security 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," Andrew Potter, chief academic officer for Envision, said in a news release. "These students, who have already proven themselves academically, will be challenged to work on real-world, student-created projects to bring their studies and career interests to life."