Veronica Whiteside is a junior at Elsberry High School who was one of 24 students from Missouri to  spent a week of her summer at the YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs (CONA).  The week-long conference is held at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in North Carolina that serves as the nationwide culmination for each of the YMCA Youth and Government programs around the country. The conference brings together the top students from many state programs to debate proposals on issues facing our nation and world. 

She is very active in the Missouri Youth and Government (MOYAG ) Organization at EHS.

She is the daughter of Richard and Raychel Whiteside.

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