2 Pennsylvanians Receive International Emerging Trail Leaders Recognition By American Trails

American Trails has named 2 Pennsylvanians-- Alyssa Wentz from DCNR and Mark Rooney from Downtown Inc. In York-- international Emerging Trail Leaders.

Alyssa Wentz is a GIS specialist for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and lives in Mechanicsburg and Mark Rooney is a project administrator for Downtown Inc in York who lives in Red Lion.

They will attend the 2019 International Trails Symposium and Training Institute as part of the Hulet Hornbeck Emerging Trail Leaders Scholarship Program which brings together 16 young adults from across the United States, Canada and Panama at the Symposium.

Click Here to see the other individuals named.

Though the scholarship application period for 2019 is closed, interested young adults are encouraged to apply in 2020.  Click Here to learn more about the scholarship program

(Photo: Alyssa Wentz, Mark Rooney.)

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[Posted: Jan. 18, 2019]


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