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By Mike Creger
Pine Knot News 

That's so Raven

Cloquet student gets an audience with federal agencies

 

November 9, 2018

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Cloquet High School student Raven Sevilleja poses with REACH program coordinator Anne Parish outside the Smithsonian American Art Museum on their recent trip to Washington, D.C., where Sevilleja was one of 20 students invited to a three-day seminar designed to give federal agencies an idea of how young people make decisions.

Cloquet High School student Raven Sevilleja was one of 20 students from across the country invited to a three-day seminar in the Washington, D.C. area last month. The listening session was designed to give federal government agencies a sense of how teens and young adults make decisions.

Anne Parish, a coordinator with the local mentoring program REACH, nominated Sevilleja.

"She's extremely bright," Parish said. "She's an abstract thinker. Raven thinks bigger and broader."

Sevilleja was bemused by the nomination process at first, thinking there was little chance she'd be chosen for the all-e...



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