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The Invista YOUth LEADership Conference – Mark Your Calendar for June 8 – 11, 2020

 11 6th Annual Invista YOUth LEADership Conference

Participants: Students going into the 7th grade (2020-21 school year) Date: June 8 – 11, 2020 Location: Victoria College Student Center at 2200 E. Red River – See the map Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Cost: $80 per student Awards Ceremony: June, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. Student Center Building, all parents are invited. Four-day event – occurs annually in June for incoming 7th-grade students

• 20 past participants, who are now in high school or college, return annually as team leaders to assist with imparting skills to younger students!  “The YOUth LEADership Conference is truly one of the best things that could have happened to me!” stated one leader.

• The conference gives students an opportunity to develop leadership skills and to acquire characteristics, attributes, and attitudes needed for success in the workplace.

• After 16 years, over 1000 students have benefited from this program. One student shared, “I feel my experience was not only helpful but memorable”.

Program Summary

The YOUth LEADership Conference:

• Helps reduce the dropout rate in local schools and surrounding areas by keeping students inspired and on track, persuaded to focus on education. • Instills student leadership skills. • Helps students succeed in school. • Helps students successfully move on to a career and/or higher education. • Engages business people/community leaders with helping others to succeed. • Allows businesses to interact with students. • Increases the power of the workforce.

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