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Detroit Lakes High School sophomore Connor Yamane was chosen to participate in the 2014 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment. DL NEWSPAPERS/Pippi Mayfield

DL student chosen for youth summit

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For most of his young life, Connor Yamane has been interested in wildlife. Now, as a teenager, he has an opportunity to learn about wildlife and the environment from top professionals.


Yamane, a sophomore at Detroit Lakes High School, has been chosen as a national youth delegate for the 2014 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment June 22-27.

“A teacher nominated me based on academics,” He said, though he has no idea which teacher nominated him.

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