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Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations

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Communications/ Volunteer Assistant

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Coordinator of TISD-TV & Digital Media

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Digital Communications Specialist

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Tyler ISD high school students strengthen project management, leadership skills through Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy

October 3, 2017

 

Thirty 9th and 10th graders from John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools will participate in the Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy™, a national high school leadership program focused on impact through action. The seven month curriculum teaches valuable leadership lessons, culminating in an end-of-program Impact Project.

 

Both schools recently held their first session with rave reviews among students and faculty.

“Our first session went very well,” Dr. Kristen Walls, assistant principal of student and faculty services at Lee said. “Our lead facilitator, Christine Smith, along with help from Marcy Myers, Chick-Fil-A marketing director, and Debra Johnston, franchise owner, created an interactive fun-filled Kick Off program. The students were excited to be selected for the Leader Academy and really enjoyed the team building activities. It was important that they made a difference in someone’s life by making meal packs to benefit families in our community.” 

 

“We are so excited about this opportunity for our student leaders on our campus,” April Caldwell, John Tyler teacher and faculty adviser, said. “The idea of servant leadership is something that these students are very excited about. The final impact project designed and lead by the students is something I'm looking forward to seeing evolve.”  

 

Through the required Impact Project, students will execute two service projects to strengthen their project management and leadership skills:

  • The Big Thank You service project challenges students to uniquely and publicly thank special people in their lives, and do it in a big way;

  • Do Good December is a service project that emphasizes teamwork by asking students to Drive, Do and Deliver during the holiday season.

For more information on the Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy, go to https://chickfilaleaderacademy.com/

 

 

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