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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Student honored in Washington D.C.


August 15, 2018

Courtesy photo

Cutline: Mary Harris is happy to accept Congressional Award Gold Medal at a ceremony in Washington D.C. She is joined by from left to right Sen. John Barrasso, Sen. Mike Enzi, Harris and Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney.

A Green River High School student recently traveled to Washington D.C., to attend the Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony.

Mary Harris joined 441 youth from across 41 states to received the medal.

According to the website congressional, "For a minimum of two years, each Gold Medalist has logged at least 800 hours across four program areas: voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness and expedition and exploration. The 2018 Gold Medal class is the largest in the program's 39-year history."

Harris said there were six different award levels, but she chose to...

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