NOTICE for 2021 USSY Program
The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Washington Week will be held ONLINE Sunday, March 14, - Thursday, March 18, 2021. Two students from each state will be selected to attend the online program and each student will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship. Students may qualify to apply through leadership positions they currently hold per the USSYP official criteria for the current 2020-2021 academic year. If students are unable to hold leadership positions this year due to the pandemic, they can submit the position they held during the 2019-2020 academic year. All student leadership qualifying positions are subject to the judgement of the state selection administrator and will be verified and confirmed.
Past Wisconsin Delegates
2019: Allyson Fergot, Central High School, La Crosse, WI; Layne Donovan, East High School, Wauwatosa, WI
2018: Sarah Fleming, Nicolet Union High School, Glendale, WI; Sophie Iglar, Edgewood High School, Madison, WI
2017: Ananda Deacon, Nicolet Union High School, Glendale, WI; Mikayla Kelz, Medford Area Senior High, Medford, WI
2016: Alesha Guenther, Berlin High School, Berlin, WI; Elyssa Vondra, Platteville High School, Platteville, WI
Pre-2014 Wisconsin Delegates
Exit Essays from Wisconsin Delegates
At the end of Washington Week, delegates are encouraged to write an exit essay on their experiences. Unedited essays are available to read.