Two sophomores from Lackawanna Trail High School were chosen to attend the state HOBY Conference to be held at Shippensburg University May 16-19, 2013.
HOBY (Hugh O‚??Brian Youth Leadership) Conferences are held annually throughout the United States.
A sophomore student from each school is nominated by the guidance office, along with an alternate.
HOBY was established by the veteran Actor Hugh O‚??Brian following a visit to Africa where he was inspired by a meeting with Dr. Albert Schweitzer.
Students were chosen for their outstanding oral or written communication skills, critical and/or creative thinking, sensitivity to the needs or concerns of others, courage to speak out for one‚??s beliefs, creative problem-solving, strong decision-making skills, courage to challenge authority and community service. The seminars will focus on ‚??Empower. Lead. Excel‚?Ě.