Congratulations, CHS Sr Betas!

Isabella Perez
Isabella Perez, Virginia Leadership Ambassador
Rapid Response Team
Rapid Response Team

This past week, the CHS chapter of the National Senior Beta Club attended the Virginia State Beta Leadership Summit in Williamsburg, VA.  The club achieved mastery in the Rapid Response, Service Snapshot and the Lead Outside The Box categories.  All three of these teams will go on to compete at the National Beta Convention this summer in Savannah, GA.

Isabella Perez was selected as a Virginia Leadership Ambassador.  She won a full scholarship to the Summer Leadership Conference

Lead Outside The Box Team
Lead Outside The Box Team

in Washington DC, and she will work with the National Beta Council in facilitating next year’s leadership summit.  Isabella also has the opportunity to interview for a National Leadership Ambassador position this summer.

Service Snapshot team
Service Snapshot Team

CHS was recognized as a National Leadership School.

Andrew Buck To Walk in Trump Inaugural Parade

CHS Senior Andrew Buck knows a thing or two about leadership.  He runs the school store, sits on the Student Council and has attended the Leadership Academy.

Tomorrow, Andrew will walk in the Inaugural Parade for incoming President of the United States, Donald Trump.

To prepare, Andrew has attended many meetings,  was required to complete training walks of up to 10 miles and attended a security briefing by the FBI and Secret Service.

As you watch the national events unfold on the 20th, look for Andrew!

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities Youth Leadership Forum

The Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a personal, leadership and career development training program for rising high school juniors and seniors with disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential and motivation.  YLF offers youth with disabilities the opportunity to learn from each other, as well as from state and national experts

Applications are available at www.vaboard.org/ylf.htm
The deadline in March 31, 2016.
Apply now!

 

11th Annual Future Leaders Forum for Young Women

Based on the tremendous success of past Forums, Capital One is proud to offer the 11th annual Future Leaders Forum for Young Women on Saturday, March 21 at our West Creek Town Center facility.

The Forum strives to help young women begin their personal leadership discovery journey by teaching them how to tap into their inner strengths and by challenging them to make positive changes in their lives and their communities. Participants also have access to our Capital One associate mentors who offer guidance and advice, serve as role models for leadership, and facilitate small group discussions.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015

Please complete and sign the Registration Permission / Emergency Medical Release Form by Friday, February 27, 2015.

Great Opportunity for Juniors and Seniors!

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2015.

Since its inception in 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,000 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.  The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through these components:

  • A summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank. This internship is designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization.
  • The week-long, all-expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 12-17, 2015. Conducted in partnership with the Close Up Foundation
  • Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change.

    Students can apply for the program by going to www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders.

    Please note the application is now open and the deadline to submit is  January 31, 2015.

    For more information on the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, please visitwww.bankofamerica.com/foundation