Young Leaders Conference Offers Free Leadership Training
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High school juniors and seniors who want to succeed in college can
get a head start at the Alamo Colleges’ 2017 Young Leaders
Conference, which will focus on leadership—the importance of identifying
leadership characteristics, values and goals to enable personal effectiveness
The conference provides a FREE one-day event for
high school juniors and seniors in San Antonio and the surrounding area.
Workshop sessions also address paying for college, getting involved in college
clubs and organizations, support networks, managing your time effectively and
student success. Keynote speaker for the event will be Lorenzo Gomez, CEO
of San Antonio tech innovator Geekdom. Workshop sessions will be led by
college and community leaders, plus there will be guest speakers and workshops
designed for parents and high school representatives.
Ten scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded at the conference
to students planning to attend one of the Alamo Colleges. There also will be
door prizes and the High School Spirit Award (for the school with the highest
For more information, to register and to find out how to apply for
the $1,000 scholarship, go to www.alamo.edu/district/sli.