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The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Program . . . Apply Now!

08/29/2012 Published by: Suzanne

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Categories: Your Child's Ages & Stages, Student 2 Student Programs Worldwide, Transition to College, Special Topics

Applications are now available for the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Program which takes place at the United States Military Academy West Point, New York and the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

When was it established?

Established by the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)® in 2006 to identify exemplary young people through their participation in the MCEC Student 2 Student (S2S) program which was named for Mrs. Hesselbein in recognition of her dedication to the development of children and youth.

Who is Frances Hesselbein?

Mrs. Hesselbein is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Leader to Leader Institute and the former CEO of the Girl Scouts of America.  She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States highest civilian honor, in 1998.

What is it?

A week-long leadership training for sophomores and juniors who are active in their school’s S2S program. 

Program objectives focus on the following areas:  team building, leadership development, resilience, life span human development, character development, community involvement and leaders in action.

How do I apply?

Application forms and more details about this program are available at the MCEC website and are due by September 14, 2012.  In addition to the application, students submit:  a student resume, three letters of recommendation and a two-page hand-written essay.

Good luck to all of this year’s applicants!

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