05/21/06 — EWHS student selected for leadership conference

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EWHS student selected for leadership conference

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on May 21, 2006 2:06 AM

Gary L. Battle II, a student a Eastern Wayne High School, has been selected to attend the Congressional Student Leadership Conference sponsored by LeadAmerica, at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

The Congressional Student Leadership Conference is a college-accredited invitational leadership program for academically talented and promising young people from across the United States and the world.

Students choose an academic area to study at the conference, from among the fields of government, politics, engineering, robotics, business, , diplomacy, national security, crime scene investigation, war college, law or medicine. Or they may attend Leadership University, an in-depth development program.

LeadAmerica is the nation's premier youth leadership organization. Its mission is to help train the next generation of world leaders by educating, inspiring and instilling in them the ethics, principles, values and skills they will need. The program has been in operation for 17 years and has helped more than 40,000 young people prepare for future leadership roles.