Each year the South Carolina YIG program participates in the YMCA Conference on National Affairs by taking 25 students to the conference at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly Center. The Conference on National affairs brings together students from across the country to debate national issues. Students are selected by application or teacher nomination.

 

The 2015 SC CONA delegation is as follows:

Christopher Baumgarten – St. Joseph’s

Jesus Sosa Castaneda – Bluffton

Lydia Elsey – Riverside

Rachel Franzreb – Mauldin

Matthew Jennings – Greenville Tech Charter

Jonathan Micheala – Eastside

Max Parsons – J.L. Mann

Will Randall – Mauldin

Chirag Jain – Southside

Paige Yanity – Mauldin

Hannah Hundley – Bluffton

Kristen Kaufman – St. Joseph’s

Will Logan – Eastside

Matt Martin – Academic Magnet

Lukas McClamrock – A.C. Flora

Anjali Patel – Southside

Decker Paulmeier – Bluffton

Keval Rama – Christ Church

Liddy Grantland – Hammond

Sam Spencer – Spartanburg Day School

Mikaela Towler – Christ Church

Alexis Wright – Greenville

Nora Duesterhaus – Spartanburg Day School

Maggie McConnell – Academic Magnet

Prateek Shah- Southside High School 

Alternates:

16. Liz Shrieve – Bluffton

15. Bailey Yerby – Riverside

14. Emma Rose Gross – St. Joseph’s

13. Matthew Robinson – Riverside

12. Ellie Petyak – Bishop England

11. Mayme Medlock – Colleton High School CNT

10. James Jenkins – Eastside

9. Chris Van Baren – King’s Academy

8. Jessica Baynes – Academic Magnet

7. Keyes Gilmer – St. Joseph’s

6. Dorothy Gheorghiu – Riverside

5. Vishal Jindal – Christ Church

4. Philly Gheorghiu – Riverside

3. Hannah Wilder – Southside

2. Caroline Baer – St. Joseph’s

1. Luke De Mott - Mauldin