PICKENS – Twenty-seven juniors from Daniel, Easley, Liberty and Pickens high schools graduated May 19 from Junior Leadership Pickens County.
Facilitated by the chambers of commerce in Pickens County, JLPC assists in the development of future leaders by providing programs to acquaint students with community successes and challenges; encouraging acceptance of civic responsibility and leadership roles; fostering development of leadership and communication skills; and increasing volunteerism and community involvement.
The program consists of five full-day sessions of leadership skills training and community awareness modules. In addition, each student is assigned to a committee responsible for a community or leadership project.
The graduates of JLPC Class III included the following:
Daniel High School: Alex Birch, Tori Davis-Cotton, Callie Durham, Essence Hamilton, Hunter Hebert, Joseph Jensen, Gabe Newton, Gabrielle Tallman, Gavin Todd
Easley High School: Lexy Baker, Bailey Bomar, Liza Finley, Brookelyn Garner, Reilly Kelley, Maddie King, Angel Looper
Liberty High School: Tyler Burgess, Tori Costner, Samantha Galloway, Monica Keever, Sarah Strickland
Pickens High School: Zack Chastain, Emilee Clark, Isaac Ferrell, Breanna Gibson, Madison Mann, Jacob Wagner
Contact Cindy Hopkins at the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce at 864-859-2693 for more information.