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SHS students & Ms. Guerrero assisted Sangamon County CEO program in hosting four delegates

June 12, 2013
Sangamon County CEO High School Representatives
Piers, UK;Sullivan, CEO Board/Design Ideas;Sotirov, Bulgaria
Lillian, Alex, Carlee
Ms. Katie Spindell introducing the visitors
Lillian speaking with Ms. Markovic, Montenegro

Springfield High students, Lillian W., Alex S, Carlee A., with Assistant Principal, Ms. Guerrero, assisted the Sangamon County CEO program host a group of four delegates at Island Bay Yacht Club from different countries visiting Springfield. They were able to share how high school leaders in the United States view the world, especially their perception of security issues. Springfield is one of 93 cities in the United States who is able to receive international delegates through the U.S. State Department. Katie Spindell, from the Springfield Commission on International Visitors, was present as the city liaison to the visitors. The visiting delegation included:

Mr. Nikolay Vasilev Sotirov, Agent/Counterintelligence Officer, Bulgaria
Ms. Dragana Markovic, Vice-President, Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (YATA) Administrative Assistant, Atlantic Council of Montenegro, Montenegro
Ms. Selin M. Bolme, Senior Researcher, Foundation for Political, Economic, and Social Studies (SETA), Turkey
Mr. Adam Ralph Barrington Piers, Policy Adviser, Cabinet Office, National Security Secretariat, United Kingdom