For immediate release – 11/10/09 Contact: Chuck Brown, Communications, 815-226-3374
Nearly 150 high school students from 37 high schools across northern Illinois will be on the Rockford College campus this Thursday for the 11th annual 21st Century Leadership Congress.
Sponsored by Cong. Don Manzullo in collaboration with the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, the conference provides students with hands-on experience on how a bill becomes law. Special guest is former U.S. House Speaker Denny Hastert, who will preside over the Model Congress. The event runs from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Burpee Center.