CHS senior accepted to United States Senate Youth Program

CHS senior accepted to United States Senate Youth Program

CUMBERLAND - Cumberland High School senior Samuel Ackerman has been selected as one of two students to represent Rhode Island as a delegate to the United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., March 8-15, 2014.

Ackerman will also receive a $5,000 college scholarship.

The USSYP was founded in 1962 through Senate resolution. Each year, two students from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education system overseas are selected through the competitive merit-based selection process.