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Incoming Freshman Skylar Groenemann to Take Part in Envision's Junior National Young Leaders Conference

West Chester, OH– This summer, Skylar Groenemann from West Chester, OH will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience, the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

The Junior National Young Leaders Conference is one of the Envision by WorldStrides family of programs ( that enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom.

Skylar Groenemann is an 8th grade student at Bethany School in Glendale and will attend Roger Bacon High School in the fall. He was nominated by Sarah Dorger to represent the school based on his outstanding academic success, service and character.

“As an alumna of Envision myself, I am excited for Skylar Groenemann to meet, work, and collaborate with other high-aspiring students from across the country,” said Amanda Freitag Thomas, SVP for Envision. “Hands down, my favorite part of attending an Envision program was being with motivated students in an environment designed to help us challenge our assumptions, meet new people, and grow. Creating that same learning environment is a central focus for all of our programs. At the Junior National Young Leaders Conference, students build the confidence and skills needed to excel in high school, college, and the workplace. They learn how to adapt to and communicate in new situations, to new challenges, and with new people, which, given how rapidly the world is changing due to technology and innovation, are essential skills for success.”

For over 35 years, Envision by WorldStrides has empowered extraordinary students to become their best selves through programs that enable them to discover their passion, explore a career, and positively impact their world. In 2018, Envision became part of the WorldStrides family. The largest provider of educational travel and experiences in the United States, WorldStrides works with over 50,000 educators each year to help more than 550,000 students see the world—and themselves—in new ways.