Leadership Lackawanna’s Youth Leadership Class of 2016-2017 applications available

For Abington Journal | May 9th, 2016 10:30 am

SCRANTON — Leadership Lackawanna is now accepting applications for Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Class of 2016-2017. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 27. Applications are available online at LeadershipLackawanna.com or and via school guidance offices or by contacting Leadership Lackawanna Director Nicole A. Morristell at 570-342-7711.

Leadership Lackawanna’s seven-month teen program develops the leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills of high school juniors and provides real-world experiences in the areas of philanthropy, non-profit organizations and community service. In addition to the skills learned and topics explored, the opportunities and challenges of northeastern Pennsylvania are discussed as participants’ network with community leaders and other high school students. Sessions are held one full weekday each month.

This program accepts applications from sophomores who attend high school in Lackawanna County or in the Lackawanna Trail and Western Wayne school districts.

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today began in 1997 under Skills in Scranton, a division of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, and merged with Leadership Lackawanna in 2011.


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Information provided by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.