De La Salle Student Makes International News
Devin Davis, a rising junior and student leader at De La Salle High School in New Orleans, was recently selected to serve on the 2013-2014 Executive Board of the International Youth Council.
Devin is one of only 50 teens from around the world (only 3 from USA) selected for this board. His selection was based on an essay he wrote about his dream for a better tomorrow and his mindset about leadership. Devin will be attending the Youth Assembly in early August at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The International Youth Council (IYC) is a civil society organization founded at the Youth Assembly at the United Nations in 2007. The IYC is dedicated to giving young people across the world both collective voice and a mechanism to support global sustainable development.
The mission of the IYC is to provide educational resources, leadership opportunities, and a global network to the next generation of world leaders. The IYC assists young leaders in developing entrepreneurial projects and campaigns to support sustainable development projects on a local, regional, and international level.The IYC also serves as the official network of the Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations.The vision of the International Youth Council is to build a global forum and platform on which all young people can develop a unified voice and take collective action toward social, economic, and environmental progress.
Devin, thanks for bringing such a great honor to our school.