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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?.
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