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HIGHLAND HIGH JUNIOR ATTENDS SECURITY FORUM.



Byline: Daily News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Highland High School Highland High School or Highlands High School may refer to:

In the United States:
  • Highland High School (Gilbert, Arizona)
  • Highland High School (Bakersfield, California)
  • Highland High School (Palmdale, California)
 junior Bryan Unbangluang attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on Defense, Intelligence and Diplomacy diplomacy

Art of conducting relationships for gain without conflict. It is the chief instrument of foreign policy. Its methods include secret negotiation by accredited envoys (though political leaders also negotiate) and international agreements and laws.
 from Oct. 16 through 21 in Washington, D.C.

Having demonstrated academic achievement and an interest in a career related to national security, Unbangluang joined more than 350 outstanding high school juniors and seniors from across America at the conference. Students learned firsthand first¬∑hand ¬†
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 about national security, diplomacy and global defense systems.

``This group of young hopefuls was in our nation's capital during a critical time when global leaders were banding together to oppose terrorism,`` said Donna Weldin, executive of the NYLF NYLF National Youth Leadership Forum . ``Experiencing the pace, decision making and urgency of Washington, D.C., through interaction with some of our country's most qualified national security leaders will help shape these students' future plans.'' Students visited military installations and government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of State, the Marine Corps Combat Development Command Marine Corps Combat Development Command, located in at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, has the mission of developing Marine Corps warfighting abilities to enable the Corps to field combat-ready forces.  at Quantico, the U.S. Naval Academy, the War Gaming and Simulation Center, the Foreign Service Institute, and the National Infrastructure Protection Center, among others. NYLF/DID culminated in a student-run simulation of international crises involving the Caucasus region in Central Asia, where students assumed roles in making decisions to resolve a fictional global situation.
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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Nov 5, 2001
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