December 4, 2007
Elliott Flaggs has been selected for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation/Wal-Mart Emerging Leaders Internship Program. The emerging leaders program is designed to give students internship opportunities within the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of the Federal government. Elliott will be representing Congressman Bennie Thompson’s District, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee. Elliott was honored with the internship based on his scholastic achievements, demonstrated leadership abilities, interests in public policy, strong writing skills, and his significant community service contributions. He will receive housing, a stipend, and a travel allotment as part of the internship award.