Mount St. Joseph High junior Erik Endler of Ellicott City attended the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., last month.
The National Young Leaders Conference is a leadership development program for outstanding high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit.
Erik was among 350 students from across the country who attended the conference from Oct. 12-17.
The theme of this year's program was "The Leaders of Tomorrow Meeting the Leaders of Today."
Highlights of the six-day conference included interacting with news makers from the three branches of government, the news media and diplomatic corps; a panel discussion with journalists; a visit to a foreign embassy; a visit with senators and representatives; and a mock Congress.
* Ellicott City: 8500 block of Falls Run: Someone entered a 1993 Chevrolet between 10:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, and stole a $413 AM-FM CD player, $173 worth of box speakers, a $193 amplifier, $35 worth of wiring for stereo equipment and $88 worth of compact discs.
8800 block of Town and Country Blvd.: Someone broke the driver's side rear stationary window on a 1992 Honda Accord between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Entry was not made into the Accord.
4700 block of Dorsey Hall Drive: Someone tried to enter a 1994 Chevrolet Blazer through the driver's side door between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday. The vehicle's audio alarm sounded, possibly deterring the person from entering the Blazer.