accepted to Leadership forum
Dakota Wilson, a student at Prairie Middle School, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. Wilson will join a select group of students in Washington, D.C., March 30 – April 04, 2009 to study leadership and explore some of the United States’ most prominent monuments and institutions.
From Capitol Hill to the Smithsonian Institution, and from Gettysbury National Military Part to the International Spy Museum, Wilson will examine the characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenge and prosperity. Forum delegates will also participate in small-group discussions and exercises to experience first-hand how successful leaders develop strategies, make decisions, build consensus, and foster change.
Wilson was nominated and accepted for the honor based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.
The program is coordinated by People to People Leadership Programs to fulfull the vision President Dwight D. Eisenhower had for fostering world citizenship when he founded People to People during his presidency in 1956. For additional information please visit www.wlfleaders.org.
Participants are encourage to raise part of the funds they need for their particpantion. Wilson will be doing some fun raising by conducting a raffle and getting sponsors. For additonal information, sharing ideas, or helping contact Dakota Wilson at 962-7725.
Wilson is the son of Emmett and Cindy Wilson of Cottonwood, ID.