Students who interned as part of the Richardson Mayor’s Summer Internship Program this year were honored at the Eisemann Center Aug. 26. Courtesy city of Richardson.

A luncheon Aug. 26 recognized students who took part in the Richardson Mayor’s Summer Internship Program this year.

Richardson Mayor Paul Voelker and RISD Superintendent Jeannie Stone celebrated the group at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts along with employers, elected officials and sponsors of the program.

Nearly 200 students applied for a place in the mayor’s internship program, with just over 40 receiving placements either in person or online. Five of those were Lake Highlands High School students.

Watch a video recap of this year’s summer program below: