Green Bay, Wis. - (Aug. 19, 2019) - The Partners in Education program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber has announced the Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership Class of 2020, the largest class in the Program’s history with 53 students.
The Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership program welcomes high school sophomores from throughout the greater Green Bay Area who applied to the program and programming began in June 2019. Students will continue to participate in monthly, daylong experiential session, while managing small group projects. The program aims to build and strengthen skills, knowledge and experiences that prepare them to be effective partners for positive change in the Greater Green Bay area.
Throughout the program, teens will practice leadership skills, engage in conversation with community leaders and have opportunity to visit a variety of community organizations and businesses. Each class works on 5-6 small group service projects and learns how to apply the Student Leadership Challenge’s Five Practices for Exemplary Leadership into their own lives.
This year’s class comes from 11 area schools and includes the following 53 members:
Ashwaubenon High School
Bayport High School
DePere High School
Denmark High School
Green Bay East High School
Green Bay Preble High School
John Dewey Academy of Learning
Notre Dame Academy
Pulaski High School
West DePere High School
Wrightstown High School
Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership began as a Leadership Green Bay Class of 1998 project called Teen Leadership Green Bay. Leadership Green Bay is also a program of the Chamber that focuses on the five practices and 10 commitments of exemplary leadership.
Thank you to this years’ sustaining partner, Wells Fargo.
Learn more at www.greatergbc.org/teenleadership.
Contact: April Pingel, youth development manager, Greater Green Bay Chamber, 920.593.3404 or email@example.com
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