Some of Tennessee's top high school students are heading to Black Mountain, N.C., Saturday for a weeklong session on national and international issues at the YMCA's 34th Conference on National Affairs.
"This is where Tennessee sends their best and brightest to compete against 43 other states that also run a YMCA Youth in Government program," Joyce Rouse, YMCA State Youth in Government director, said.
Twenty-five students from all over the state will join more than 500 other teen-agers to try and solve the problems of the world by discussing proposals every delegate is required to submit.
"They make incredible proposals that are definitely worthy of our Congress and senators looking at them," Rouse said.
Nashville Youth Leadership Executive Director Susan Moriarty said Tennessee