Green Bay, Wis. - (May 9, 2019) - The Partners in Education program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber celebrated the graduation of the Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership Class of 2019 last night at Backstage at the Meyer in downtown Green Bay.
The Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership program welcomes high school sophomores from throughout the Greater Green Bay Area who applied to the program that began in June 2018. They participate in monthly, daylong experiential sessions and manage small group projects that 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, students conquered challenges, practiced leadership skills and engaged in conversation with community leaders to learn from their experiences and apply the Student Leadership Challenge’s Five Practices for Exemplary Leadership to their own lives.
This year’s class members come from the following schools. Student names are listed below.
Ashwaubenon High School
Bay Port High School
De Pere High School
Green Bay East High School
Green Bay Preble High School
Green Bay Southwest High School
John Dewey Academy of Learning
Kewaunee High School
NEW Lutheran High School
Notre Dame de la Baie Academy
Pulaski High School
Seymour Community High School
West De Pere High School
Wrightstown High School
In presentations about their projects, students shared their experiences about their small group community projects, which this year included:
The event was sponsored by the George Kress Foundation and Downtown Green Bay, Inc.
Congratulations to these Teen Leadership Green Bay students of the class of 2019:
Ava Van Straten
Greater Green Bay Teen Leadership began as a Leadership Green Bay Class of 1999 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.
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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