By Robert Proctor
The Cuero Record
Sophia Davis of Cuero was recommended by her teacher, Teonna Hodge, to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. from July 12-17.
Middle school students from throughout the nation were selected through Envision for a leadership development experience. Davis was the only student from Cuero who attended.
It was a whole new experience for Davis. There were 250 fifth through eighth grade students from all over the country, including: Hawaii, Nebraska, New York, Florida, Colorado, California and Texas, among other places.
“We started out by going to the White House but could only take pictures at the gate,” Davis said.
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