District high school students participate in Junior Leadership of Williamsburg

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014

Eight students from district high schools are participating in Junior Leadership of Williamsburg County. Junior Leadership of Williamsburg is open to all public and private junior year high school students in Williamsburg County.

This program aims to enhance knowledge of Williamsburg County, assist in the development of Leadership skills and encourage participation in civic activities and projects. This six-month leadership program accepts 10 students annually. After completing program requirements, students travel to Washington, DC for a three-day tour.

Leadership segments included in this program are team building and teamwork, industry, county government, agriculture and health care.

Treymone Singletary, SaDazia Driffin, Miracle Kinlaw, Alexandria Ivey, and Warlon Mack from C.E. Murray High School enjoy this program. Shawn Swinton, Corey Green and Kiana Miller from Kingstree Senior High School also appreciate what they are learning as participants in this program. All district students are looking forward to their trip to Washington, DC in June 2014.

Williamsburg County 4-H and the Williamsburg County Hometown Chamber are partnering to offer this program to juniors in area schools.

Program contacts are Jolie Brown, WC Clemson Extension, and Leslee Spivey with the WC Hometown Chamber.

Students are scheduled to tour the nation's capital on June 16 to June 20.

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