Leadership class learns about education and youth

PHOTO PROVIDED Participants take a break from touring Central Mountain High School to pose for a picture. L-R: LCC Participants Katie Sue McCaslin, Jason Bitner, Matt Boobar, Emily Corey, Brenda Shaffer, Tiffany Bowmaster, Kelly Raudabaugh, Andrew Kremser, Tammy Garrison and Phileshia Dombroski. KCSD Student Ambassadors Nick Long, Amelia McCloy and Demaj Lowery.

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County recently met at Central Mountain High School to hold a session focusing on Clinton County’s education and youth systems.

Participants started the day with welcoming comments from Superintendent Jacqueline Martin. They were given a tour of Central Mountain High School and the district’s Career & Technology Center by student ambassadors Nick Long, Demaj Lowery and Amelia McCloy.

Participants then had the opportunity to eat lunch at Temptations Restaurant, which is run by students in the Culinary Arts program. And finally, they participated in two panel discussions relating to the various issues facing our youth and the diverse educational systems in our community. Represented on the panels were Central Intermediate Unit #10 Development Center for Adults; Central Mountain High School, Central Mountain Middle School; Dickey Elementary School; Homeschooling; KCSD Adult Education; KCSD On-Line Learning, Lock Haven Catholic School, and Lock Haven University.

Sponsors for this session included Clinton County Commissioners; Clinton County Community Foundation, Inc.; Clinton County Economic Partnership; First Quality Enterprises, Inc.; Fraternal Order of Eagles #4298; Leadership Clinton County Alumni Association; M&R Contracting, Inc.; M&T Bank; PPL Electric Utilities; Terrapin Care Station.

Leadership Clinton County is a comprehensive leadership development program for adults living and/or working in Clinton County. Organized by the Clinton County Economic Partnership, the Leadership program is now in its 20th year, with 250 graduates. People interested in making a difference in their own community and developing their personal leadership potential are encouraged to apply to Leadership Clinton County. Deadline for applications is July 1.

Contact April Bittner at 570-748-5782 or coordinator@clintoncountyinfo.com, for an application and more information. www.clintoncountyinfo.com.


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