Eric Nygard, a student at Cottonwood Creek Elementary School in Palmer, was accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. Grandson of Ed and Shirley Nygard, of Juneau, Eric will join a select group of students in Washington D.C., from Oct. 22 to 28, to earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring some of the United States' most prominent monuments and institutions. He was nominated and accepted for the honor based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.
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