In following the strategic plan of Leadership Sandusky County (LSC), a Youth Leadership Sandusky County program was implemented in the 2005-06 school year. More than 200 eighth graders have graduated from this unique program.
The Youth Leadership Sandusky County program is an investment in the future of Sandusky County. Its purpose is to broaden awareness and develop leadership skills in a select group of eighth-grade students, motivating them to become positive role models and to be committed to their community responsibilities.
- Develop leadership skills
- Improve communication skills through networking and interactions
- Understand diversity of schools
- Build self confidence
- Understand the concept of teamwork
- Enhance knowledge of economic development
- Explore legal and justice systems within the community
- Develop awareness of educational opportunities
- Understand the importance of volunteerism
Students are required to attend an orientation, four-day-long sessions and participate in a class service projects in order to graduate from the program.
Interested students should contact their guidance counselors or by principals during their seventh-grade year.