July Contact: Chelsea Cummings
2008 STATE OF OUR NATION’S YOUTH REPORT RESULTS TO BE RELEASED
Report Provides Insight into Minds of Young Americans
Press Conference & Student Panel to announce results of The State of Our Nation’s Youth, a nationwide survey that focuses on American teens and gives a voice and attention to their opinions, apprehensions and aspirations.
- Peter D. Hart Research Associates executives to provide results and analysis of the survey.
- A student panel will be present to answer questions and provide opinions on the topics.
- Topics include the Presidential Election, role models/mentors, college preparation, the environment, social media and personal issues such as bullying, peer pressure and the drive to succeed.
Tuesday, August 5th at 10:00 AM
Newseum Knight Studio
C and 6th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
The State of our Nation’s Youth report compiles the results of the national survey conducted by Peter D. Hart Research Associates on behalf of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. The poll was conducted via telephone to 1,000 teens between 13-19 years old residing in the U.S during April 2008. The study is completed every three years and gives insight into the country’s young about issues that are shaping all of our lives and illustrates the critical value of understanding America’s future leaders.
About The Horatio Alger Association
Founded in 1947, the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans continues to fulfill its mission of honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and of encouraging young people to pursue their dreams through higher education. The Horatio Alger Association offers three annual scholarship programs: the National Scholarship Program and state scholarship programs, available to high school seniors in all 50 states, and the Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship Program for U.S. veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts. The Association awards more than $12 million annually in college scholarships and has given over $63 million to deserving students since 1984. For more information about the scholarships, please visit www.horatioalger.org.
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