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Pictured left to right: U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly, Cory Gardner, and Jeanne Shaheen, General Joseph L. Votel, U.S. Senator David Perdue, and Frank Sullivan (Stennis Center). Attending, but not in the photograph: U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Richard Blumenthal. On June 22, 2015, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen led a …

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Congratulations to the 24 finalists in the Senate of 2015 John C. Stennis National Student Congress in Dallas, Texas. The Stennis Center has supported legislative debate in a mock Congress since 1991 because it develops leadership skills in high school students and introduces them to the value of public service. …

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Congratulations to the 24 finalists in the House of Representatives of 2015 John C. Stennis National Student Congress in Dallas, Texas. The Stennis Center has supported legislative debate in a mock Congress since 1991 because it develops leadership skills in high school students and introduces them to the value of …

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Now in its 13th year, the Stennis Congressional Intern Program is a bipartisan, bicameral leadership development program for summer interns of the United States Congress. The six-week program is supported by the Senior Stennis Fellows as part of their ongoing effort to promote congressional public service. The …

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Over 450 high school students were sworn in as Senators and Representatives in Dallas this week at the 2015 John C. Stennis National Student Congress. Since 1991, the Stennis Center has sponsored this mock Congress as part of the National Speech and Debate Tournament. The country’s top high school debaters …

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Two Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and one Sailor who recently transferred were presented leadership awards from The Stennis Center for Public Service at an award ceremony June 5, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia. The full story is online at …

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Judy Schneider, the leading specialist on Congress at the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress, conducted a workshop on legislative process for the Truman Scholars.   Since 2003, the Stennis Center has been connecting Truman Scholars to Congress through Truman Scholars Day on Capitol …

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Pictured left to right, Rex Buffington, Stennis Center for Public Service; Col. Jim Skelton, son of Ike Skelton; Terry Babcock-Lumish, wife of Brian; Major Brian Babcock-Lumish, Skelton Award winner;  Patty Skelton, widow of Ike Skelton; and Andy Rich, Truman Scholarship Foundation. On May 28, 2015, the Stennis …

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The Stennis Center and Mississippi University for Women presented the third annual Mississippi N.E.W. Leadership program on May 18-22, 2015 on the W campus. The program brings together female college students from public and private universities, as well as community colleges in the state. These young women …