CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (01/17/2012)(readMedia)-- Cassandra Daugette of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., is among a select group of elite Southeast Missouri State University undergraduates chosen to participate in a five-day seminar in Washington, D.C., during spring break March 11-16, learning about global issues in business, the environment and politics at the prestigious Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Students selected for the opportunity were required to demonstrate leadership involvement on and off campus, academic excellence or both.
Participants for the trip were nominated by faculty members and selected by University administrators, including Southeast President Kenneth W. Dobbins, Southeast Provost Ronald Rosati, deans and regional campus directors.
Daugette is studying for a major in English with a minor in art. She is a junior at Southeast and would like to be a publisher. She participated in Habitat for Humanity, Emerging Leaders, the English Honor Society, Journey Magazine, Jane Stephens Honors Program, opening week leaders and Urban Gaming Coalition.
Daugette is the daughter of Mike Daugette of Haymarket, Va., and Melissa Johnston of Ste. Genevieve. She was a 2009 graduate of Ste. Genevieve High School in Ste. Genevieve.