Students Cambria Isabelle Barnes and Andrew Joseph Schumann have been chosen to join Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich representing New Mexico in the nation’s capital during the 58th annual U.S. Senate Youth Program Washington Week March 7-14.
Cambria Barnes and Schumann, both of Rio Rancho, were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the 104 national student delegation who will also each receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study, organizers said in a news release.
Cambria Barnes, a senior at Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School in Albuquerque, is founder and president of her school’s Model UN club and serves as the president of the National Honor Society. She is an International Baccalaureate diploma candidate who also was a member of her school’s state champion and national qualifying “We the People” team.