Each year the South Carolina YIG program participates in the YMCA Conference on National Affairs by taking 25 students to the conference at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly Center. The Conference on National affairs brings together students from across the country to debate national issues. Students are selected by application or teacher nomination. Once selected, students can register here


The 2017 SC CONA delegation is as follows:

Rachel Begley - JL Mann High School

Kathleen Browne - St. Joseph's Catholic School

Chris Castro - Mauldin High School

Logan Dolamore - JL Mann High School

Sophie Finnell - Greenville Technical Charter School

Thomas Gasque - Shannon Forest Christian School

Dorothy Gheorghiu - Riverside High School

Rak Hovart - Christ Church Episcopal School

Sydney Hyer - St. Joseph's Catholic School

Vishal Jindal - Southside High School

Dean Lage - Riverside High School

Mary-Edens McAbee - Spartanburg Day School

Anna McGowan - JL Mann High School

Sawyer Norman - Shannon Forest Christian School

Cameron Obioha - Hammond School

Jake Parsons - JL Mann High School

Decker Paulmeier - Bluffton High School

Maile Paulmeier - Bluffton High School

Keval Rama - Christ Church Episcopal School

Sumant Rao - Hammond School

Björé Samard - Riverside High School

CC Snoad - Mauldin High School

Manning Snyder - Porter-Gaud School

Blake Sorrell - JL Mann High School

Tanner Street - Greenville Technical Charter School