Daily Announcements : DAB
Pansies that were ordered from the sophomore class must be picked up on Tuesday, October 23rd directly in front of the school in the front parking lot. Drive up and we will load them into your car. Pick-up time is 2:45 - 5:30. Any pansies not picked up by 5:30 will be donated to the school.
DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS BULLETIN
Friday, October 19, 2012
TODAY'S EVENTS: Early Release Schedule
Late registration deadline for Nov. 3rd SAT
PTSA Desserts for Faculty, Cafeteria, 12:15pm
Varsity Football at Wakefield, 7:00pm
A mountaineer took his son to a school to enroll him. "My boy's after larnin', what d'ya have?" he asked the teacher. "We offer English, trigonometry, spelling, etc.," she replied. "Well, give him some of that thar trigernometry; he's the worst shot in the family." -Lewis & Faye Copeland
October 22 is the standby request deadline for the October 27th ACT.
Congratulations to Lucas Jones, Grace Van Dyk, Hyang Lee, Nicholas Chomette, Evan Smith and Rebecca Babb who have been chosen to represent Broughton HS as the North Carolina State Fair. Their work is now on display at the Kerr Scott building in the NC High School Division
Make plans to attend our Powder Puff Game [seniors vs underclassmen] scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, at 6:30pm. Cost: $5 [no passes]. Wear pink to school and the game that day to support CAPS FOR A CURE!
Raleigh Area Interview Opportunity for George Washington University Applicants - October 29 - November 3. All interviews are scheduled directly with me via email. To request an interview, students must email Carol Lee Conchar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERCLASSMEN
The Piedmont-Coastal Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is participating again this year in the SPE "Wonders of Plastics" Essay Contest. Middle and high school students in the Triangle area are being asked to submit essays dealing with some aspect of plastics, which will be judged by a committee from our local section. The winner of the local competition will receive a new iPod Touch, and the winner's school will receive a donation of $250. The winner will also have their essay printed in our monthly newsletter (the Perspective) which is circulated throughout North Carolina. The winner and his/her parents and teacher will also be invited our February 2013 local section meeting, where you will be our guests for dinner. The winner will be recognized along with other students who have received scholarships and awards from the SPE Piedmont-Coastal Section this year. The winning essay at the section level will also be submitted to SPE headquarters as an entry in the international competition. The winner of that competition and his/her school will each receive a $1000 prize, and the winning essay will be printed in Plastics Engineering magazine. Entries may be submitted any time, but the deadline is Friday, December 7, 2012. Contest requirements and the entry forms can also be found on the SPE website at:http://www.4spe.org/essay-contest.
Rootin' Tootin' Fall Festival at Root Elementary School tonight. Volunteers are needed from 5:15 to 8:15 to help parents run the games and activities. 20 volunteers needed. Dinner will be provided to students who work the whole time. Contact Mary Tyrey - email@example.com
SAT/ACT Prep Question of the Day
It is thought that a dog's sense of smell is generally 10,000 to 100,000 times better than humans.
(A) humans (B) humans' are (C) humans have (D) a human's (E) a human has
Hint: Make sure that the sentence compares two similar things: a dog's sense of smell and _____.
Answer: Choice (D) is correct. It avoids the error of the original by properly comparing "a dog's sense of smell" to "a human's" sense of smell.
College/Military Reps Visiting Broughton
[Sign up in Guidance Resource Center, Room 1209]
Hollins University [VA] Monday, October 22 A-Day Noon
Univ. Of Notre Dame Tuesday, October 23 B-Day 8:00AM
College of Charleston Wednesday, October 24 A-Day 9:30AM
Georgetown University Thursday, October 25 B-Day 9:40AM
Lees McRae College Friday, October 26 A-Day 1:30Pm
College & University Open Houses/Information Sessions
[Not held on the Broughton campus]
Converse Music Preview October 19/20 Register at converse.edu/petriepreview UNC-Greensboro October 20 Register at admissions.uncg.edu/showcase Salem College October 21 RSVP at www.salem.edu/admissions/visit Colgate Multicultural Open House October 21 Apply at www.colgate.edu/openhouse
University of Alabama October 22 Marriott Crabtree Valley, 7:00pm
Carnegie Mellon University October 23 Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport RTP
Register at my.cmu.edu/site/admission University of Notre Dame October 23 St. Mary's School, 7:00pm
Princeton University October 24 Durham Academy, 3601 Ridge Rd, Durham Elizabeth City State University October 27 Register at www.ecsu.edu/admissions SCAD Day Savannah October 27 Register at scad.edu/scadday Meredith Senior Visitation Day October 29 Register at Meredith.edu/admissions/visit
Dartmouth October 29 Wake Young Womens Leadership Academy
303 Ashe Avenue, B-6 Lineberry Hall
George Washington University November 7 St. Mary's School
RSVP at gwapplication.gwu.edu
NC Wesleyan Teacher Educ. Day November 9 RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lafayette College [PA] November 10 Register at Lafayette.edu/visit
UNC-Pembroke November 17 Register at uncp.edu/admissions
The WELL is offering enrichment during Tower Time. Each enrichment will begin at 10:45 and end at 11:25. If you are interested in participating in any of the opportunities below, please sign up outside Mrs. White's room, room 1212.
• October 22, 24 and 26: SAT and ACT Practice
• October 29 and November 1 and 2: Windows and Keyboard Shortcuts
• November 14-16: CFNC Free College Application
• November 26 and 27-29: Creative Writing
• December 3 and 5-7: Writing a Research Paper
• December 10 and 12-14: Creating a Website (Content)
• December 17 and 19-20: Creating a Website (Design)
Hollins University has announced its 49th Annual Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest for high school sophomore and junior girls. First place winner receives $200 plus free registration, transportation to, and housing for the Lex Allen Literary Festival at Hollins on March 30, 2013, and publication in Cargoes, Hollins' award-winning student literary magazine. Six second place winners receive a $25 cash prize, publication in Cargoes, and two copies of the magazine. Applicants must submit their poem(s) in Microsoft Word online at www.hollins.edu/poetrycontest. For more information visit www.hollins.edu.
The Hampton University Office of Admissions and the Raleigh Chapter National Hampton Alumni Association invite you to attend an On-Site Admissions and Information Event on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 6:00 PM at the Johnson Building @ Martin St. Baptist Church located at 1001 E. Martin & State Streets Raleigh, NC 27601. Note: The entrance to the Johnson building is on State Street. High School Seniors will receive an immediate admissions decision at the event and are automatically considered for merit scholarships (if eligible). Note: The initial review process for scholarships begins in December. All high school students are welcome to attend the information session. RSVP at email@example.com or 919-906-6361 or http://www.facebook.com/events/465598600130050/ by Sunday, October 28th.
Order poinsettias now to support the BHS Class of 2016! The order form is available on the BHS website under "Forms." Pick up is on Thursday, November 29 between 3 and 5 pm. Simply pull into the front parking lot on the St. Mary's St. side, and have your order loaded in the car for you! Don't delay---this sale ends FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26. Please pass along to your friends and neighbors. Thank you for supporting the Broughton Freshman Class.
Sophomores: Broughton has been asked to nominate one outstanding sophomore for the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar [HOBY]. HOBY, one of the oldest and most prominent youth leadership organizations in the world, was founded by actor Hugh O'Brian after returning from spending nine inspirational days working and volunteering with Dr. Albert Schweitzer, the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Broughton's nominee will attend a HOBY Weekend Retreat on the campus of NCSU scheduled for June 14-16. Two years ago, Broughton's HOBY Ambassador was Huston Wallace. Sophomores who would like to be considered for nomination should sign up in the Guidance Resource Center. For more info about HOBY, visit www.hoby.org/students.
The Reflections Program requests creative, original arts submissions in visual arts, dance choreography, music composition, photography, film production, or literature. Students who participate can earn up to five community service hours. The Broughton creative community can get details from their arts or technology department or from Mrs. Carty in visual arts. Students are encouraged to create an artwork using the theme, 'The Magic of a Moment'. Compositions are due to Mrs. Carty by November 2. Again, please contact your arts or technology teacher for details including an entry form that MUST be signed by your parents. Begin creating now and show "the Magic of a Moment" using your favorite art form. Compositions will be judged by local artists and Broughton's winners will move ahead to the council level, to be judged and hopefully move on to the national level! Broughton winners will not only get community service hours, but recognition in local publications and a prize! Questions? Contact Mrs. Carty in visual arts or the PTSA co-chairs, Mrs. Stevens or Mrs. Stokes, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The 2013 Health Professions Recruitment Exposure Program [HPREP], a program designed for students from groups that are underrepresented in the health professions, including African-American, Latino and Native American students, and economically disadvantaged students, is being offered again at the UNC School of Medicine. HPREP is a free, medical interdisciplinary and general health science exposure program offered on seven Saturdays from January 26th through March 9th for local high school students. The program encompasses lectures, labs, and tests on medical issues impacting the minority community. Application materials can be found online at http://www.med.unc.edu/snma/hprep. Completed applications will be accepted through Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
The Comfort Zone Camp of North Carolina, a free bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver, needs Big Buddy/Mentors to match with the campers. Training for Big Buddy/Mentors will be held Saturday, October 27th and the camp has been scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 30th -Dec.2nd.
Visit the North Carolina website at www.czcnc.org or call 919.609.8222 to learn about more ways for you to join us in investing in the lives of our children in our community.
The Red Sword Guild is looking for volunteers to help with their annual Round Up event, "Giving Cancer the Boot". There are three dates for volunteers to participate. Pre-Event on 11/8 from 3-6p, During Event on 11/9 from 10am-2pm and Post Event on 11/10 from 9am-noon. For more info. or to sign up to volunteer contact Mary Pat Calvert at marypat@calvertproductions.
Lacy Elementary School is looking for volunteers for their Fall Festival on Friday, 10/19 from 4-8pm. Volunteers will be given complimentary pizza and soft drinks. Please sign up ahead of time by contacting Rachel Marshall, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conn Elementary School (1220 Brookside Dr) is looking for volunteers for their Fall Carnival on Saturday, 11/10 from 1-4pm. To sign up to volunteer contact Kim Serozi at email@example.com.
NC A. Philip Randolph Institute (1408 Hillsborough St.) is looking for volunteers to help with their Get Out To Vote campaign, M-F anytime from 11am-8pm. Volunteers will make calls from a call list and help with door -to- door canvassing of surrounding neighborhoods. For more information or to volunteer contact Joyce Fowler at 919-833-6671 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Park Homeowners Association is looking for 10-12 student volunteers for their annual neighborhood Halloween Party on Sunday, 10/28 from 2:40-6:30pm, at Isabella Cannon Park (Gardner Street). Please contact Kirsten Wheeler at 919-971-7025 or email@example.com.
The Fallon Park Garden Club has Adopted Fallon Park with Raleigh Parks & Rec. and our fall clean up day has been scheduled from 9 - 12pm, Sat. Nov. 3rd. at the Fallon Park picnic shelter (corner of Oxford and Hazelwood/Beechridge) rain or shine and often pick up trash, clean/prune invasives, spread mulch, and pull debris to the edge of the park to be picked up. We will have water and tools and perhaps some goodies provided by our garden club members. I have the Parks and Rec Release forms which must be signed the day of and if they're <18 a parent or guardian also has to sign. Parks & Rec prefers that students younger than 16 have a parent help them.
The Martin Green Team is looking for volunteers for Sat., 11/3 from 8am until noon to weed, mulch .plant and other landscaping jobs. Volunteers will need to bring work gloves. Bringing wheelbarrows, pitchforks/turning forks and hard rakes, if you have them, will be greatly appreciated. Please reply to Anna or Keith Wilder at firstname.lastname@example.org or Keith, by phone at 919-621-1122.
The City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for their Boo Bash - Halloween Carnival at the Brier Creek Community Center (10810 Globe Road ) on Friday, 10/19 from 5:30-9pm. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, games and take down. Please email Laura Brannon at email@example.com or call 919-420-2340 to sign up to volunteer.
NBHS Class of 1982 needs 4 rising seniors to volunteer for their 30th reunion. Four volunteers are needed on Friday, 10/26, from 3:30-5:30pm.to spruce up the event location grounds. Four volunteers (2 guys and 2 girls) are also needed on Sat.,10/27, from 6:30pm-9:30 for the actual event. Guys will be directing attendees to entrances, and girls will be hosting the meet and greet information table. Volunteers are welcome to dine for free after completing their volunteer service. Volunteer location for both dates is Flanders Art Gallery (302 South West Street) . To sign up to volunteer contact Lori Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Jay Point County Park has several volunteer opportunities available this Fall. Big Sweep on Sat., 10/6 from 9am-Noon (can work partial shifts) to help clean up Falls Lake shoreline. Bring water, sunscreen, a hat and insect repellant, and wear closed toe shoes.. Volunteers under 16 must have a supervising adult with them. Recyclables on Sat., 10/6 from 1-3pm to help sort and weigh trash and recyclables. Wear closed toe shoes. For both above events volunteers must sign a Waiver (found online). Night Owls Craft Workday on Sat., 11/3 from 1-4pm to help prepare craft materials for upcoming Night Owls and Candle Magic family festival and Night Owls and Candle Magic Guides on Sat., 11/17 from 5:30-9:30pm to be group guides on their Night Owls and Candle Magic luminary and owl learning trail (volunteers must partic ipate in both Night Owls events). For more info. go to www.wakegov.com/parks/bluejay. All volunteers must pre-register at email@example.com or 919-870-4330
During Tower Time, Juniors and Seniors will have the opportunity to tutor and earn community service. If you are interested in tutoring and earning community service during the school day, please go by Ms. White's office, room 1212, where you will find a sign-up sheet outside the door. Please know that you will have to identify the subject or subjects you feel qualified to tutor and go through an approval process. Teachers, please encourage students who will benefit from this opportunity to participate.
Centro Internacional de Raleigh (CIR) is in need of a computer savvy volunteer to clean up their Excel database, their Outlook contacts, and handle their Twitter and Facebook postings. Their office location is: 3033 Stony Brook Drive, Suite 3. For more information go to www.ciraleigh.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centro Internacional de Raleigh is looking for volunteers for their fundraising dinner on December 6, 7-9pm. Call 919-322-0630 or Email: email@example.com.
Centro Internacional de Raleigh is looking for volunteers to paint the wooden porches, steps and railings at their office. Office address is: Materials will be provided. For more information call or Email: 919-322-0630 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Forest Presbyterian Church (12605 Capital Blvd.,Wake Forest) is looking for volunteers for their Fall Festival on Sat., 10/26. From 11am-3pm, volunteers will sell raffle tickets and assist vendors during their craft fair. From noon-4pm, volunteers will staff outdoor games for kids. For more information or to register to volunteer, please contact Shannon Whitley at email@example.com.
The Lung Transplant Foundation need volunteers for Lungapalooza 2012 A Walk for Breath on Oct. 21 at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens (Durham, NC). Various volunteer shifts are available. Volunteer needs include set-up, starting at 9am, event registration at 11:30am and more. For more information or to register to volunteer contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR UNDERCLASSMEN
One Year Free Tuition Scholarship. We all want to win a full ride to the college of our choice, who wouldn't? Today's scholarship offers just that (well, full tuition of up to $20,000, but still!). This scholarship is sponsored by Zinch and is the closest thing we have found to combining "March Madness" with scholarships! Fill out an online profile at http://www.zinch.com/one-year-free-tuition-scholarship and "go head-to-head, with fellow Zinch users voting to advance the best profile." This goes on until there is a winner! To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA. Additionally, students must be current high school seniors (class of 2012), juniors, sophomores, or freshman. The deadline for this scholarship is January 15, 2013!
The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund 2012 Youth Essay Contest is open to students divided into two categories- grade 9 and below, and grade 10 through 12. In keeping with the mission of the NRA, the theme for the essay is "The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation." First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place prizes, $200 for third place prizes, and $100 for honorable mention. Prizes will be awarded for each category. To apply, go online at http://www.scholarships360.org/2012/08/12/nra-civil-rights-defense-fund-2012-youth-essay-contest/. The application can be printed, filled out, and attached to your essay. Mail your completed essay (of about 1,000 words) and application to:NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund, Attn: Office of the General Counsel, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-9400. Also, make sure not to forget to include a written statement from your parent, guardian, or teacher certifying that the essay is your own original work. The deadline for submission is December 1, 2012.
The JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest is once again being offered to United States high school students in grades 9 through 12 attending public, private, parochial, or home schools. The first place winner will receive a $10,000 prize, a second place winner will receive $1,000, and up to 5 finalists will receive $500.This contest asks students to write an essay of 1,000 words or less on "a U.S. elected official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient." Specifically, this year's entries must deal with the following prompt: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a United States elected official that took place during or after 1956. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.Essays will be accepted starting September 1, 2012, and the final submission deadline is January 5, 2013. For more information about eligibility and requirements, visit http://www.scholarships360.org/2012/07/08/2013-jfk-profile-in-courage-essay-contest/. The JFK Library website also offers things like Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay and other great resources.
Veterans of Foreign Wars' Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program. The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the U.S. and its territories. Students compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is, Is Our Constitution Still Relevant? Prizes and scholarships are awarded at the local, district, state and national level. State winners receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., March 2-6, 2013, to tour and receive their awards, the top scholarship being $30,000. For more information and an entry form, go online at http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/. Deadline is November 1,2012.
DAR's Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. The DAR sponsors this contest with the National Italian American foundation [NIAF] in honor of Christopher Columbus. Each academic year, an essay topic is chosen and contest instructions are made available online at http://www.dar.org/natsociety/essays.cfm. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. One winning essay from each participating chapter is submitted for judging on the state level. Each state winner is judged on the divisional level and the divisional winners move on to the national level, where the winner is announced. The contest winner will receive $1,200 plus a trip to D.C. to present their essay at the Columbus Memorial on Columbus Day 2013.
The North Carolina Junior Elon Scholars Program serves academically talented high school juniors. Applicants must demonstrate superior academic achievement and exceptional involvement in activities which are high valued as part of an Elon education. Selection is not based upon financial need. Benefits include the opportunity for early notification of acceptance to Elon, early consideration for a Presidential Scholarship valued at $18,000 over four years, and an invitation to apply for Elon's prestigious Fellows Academic and Scholarship programs. Candidates for a North Carolina Junior Elon Scholars award should have an "A" average and a combined critical reading, math and writing SAT score of 1870 or higher. All SAT dates up to and including January 24 will be considered prior to award notification beginning March 1. Applications are available online at www.elon.edu/apply. Deadline: February 10, 2012.
First Freedom Student Competition. This is a national essay and video contest. It offers high-school students an opportunity to compete for $2,500 awards as they examine the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom, and then, by written essay or video production, present their evaluation. Essay winners will receive$2,500 as will video winners. The online registration deadline is Monday, November 12, postmark entry deadline is Monday, November 26, and the video upload deadline is Monday, November 26. Winners will be announced on April 13, 2013, Thomas Jefferson's birthday. For more information, [topic, guidelines, registration materials], visit http:www.firstfreedom.org/education/students.htm.
FIRE's Freedom in Academia Essay Contest. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors who will be graduating in the spring of 2013 or 2014. The essay contest consists of writing a 800-1,000 word essay on the topic "Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities?"
FIRE is the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education organization whose purpose is to help defend individual rights at American colleges and universities. They work to protect four primary areas of freedom: freedom of speech, religious freedom, freedom of conscience and legal equality on campus.
One first-place winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship, second-place receives a $5,000 scholarship, and three $1,000 awards will be given to runner-up essays. The deadline for this scholarship is November 25th, and the award amount is $1,000 - $10,000. For more details, visit thefire.org/article/14663.html
Prudential Spirit of Community Award. This program is a nationwide program for students in grades 5-12 who are volunteering in their communities. Interest applicants must apply online and then submit their applications to Broughton for certification in order to be considered. Students chosen as Local Honorees receive a Certificate of Achievement from their schools. Those who qualify [100 hours of service] also receive the President's Volunteer Service Award. State Honorees receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C. for national recognition events. National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion, a crystal trophy for their school and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a non-profit, charitable organization of their choice. November 6 deadline.
Persian Scholarship Foundation This essay competition is for students of Iranian descent who are studying in the United States. It is open to high school students and students in both undergraduate and graduate college programs in the U.S. Students applying must submit an essay they have written that has also been published in the local or school newspaper. The essay should discuss the heritage of the Iranian people and how they have contributed to our society, or the achievements of scientists and scholars who are Iranian. One winner from each of three categories will be selected. The High School Recognition Award is $500, the Undergraduate Recognition Award and the Graduate Recognition Award are each $1,000. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits and the original content and overall effectiveness of their essay. The Persian Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Iranian students studying in the U.S. The foundation encourages students to share their knowledge about the Persian culture, history and heritage. The deadline for this scholarship is usually in DECEMBER of each year, and the award amount is usually $1,000.
For more details, visit www.persianscholarship.org/current_programs.htm
Action For Nature International Young Eco-Hero Awards. Action For Nature [AFN], a non-profit organization, has created the International Young Eco-Hero Awards to recognize and reward the successful individual environmental initiatives of young people ages 8 to 16. The winners receive a cash prize and a special certificate, as well as public recognition on the AFN website and elsewhere. The judges are experts in environmental science, biology and environmental health. Applications will be judged according to originality, difficulty, organization, length of time devoted to the project, use of outside resources, and the impact on the environment. The project must concern environmental health, be self-initiated [not one assigned by a teacher or other adult], and completed or close to completion. To apply, go online at http://www.actionfornature.org/eco-hero-awards. January deadline.
SUMMER ENRICHMENT/LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES [2012-2013]
Oxbridge Academic Programs offers academic summer programs in Oxford and Cambridge, Paris and Montpellier, Barcelona, and New York. The programs in Oxford, Cambridge and New York offer students the chance to challenge themselves in disciplines such as Art History, Literature, Politics and Economics, Drama, Creative Writing, and speech and debate as well as Global Medicine, International Law, Business & Finance, Architecture, or Filmmaking. The programs in Barcelona & Paris offer Spanish & French language classes at all levels as well as courses in Spanish & French. By contrast, the program in Montpellier is complete immersion. For more information, go online at www.oxbridgeprograms.com.
Rochester Institute of Technology offers a six-day career awareness program, Explore Your Future, for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students. This summer camp provides students an opportunity to experience college life, enjoy hands-on activities and get a taste of real-world careers in the fields of business, computing, engineering, science and art. Session 1 is scheduled for July 13-18 followed by Session 2 for July 20-25. For more information, go online at www.rit.edu/NTID/EYF. Deadline: April 30, 2013.
The General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Challenge is a prospective week-long summer opportunity for rising 9th-12th graders. The Shelton Challenge provides students with a dynamic experience that allows them to discover their true leadership potential. The Shelton Challenge's curriculum revolves around the five values of leadership: integrity, compassion, social responsibility, diversity, and honesty. A curriculum designed by General Henry Hugh Shelton, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Shelton Challenge was initiated to inspire and create future leaders who are well established in the principals of values-based leadership. In this weeklong experience, high school students are offered opportunities to lead that may be found nowhere else. Additional information regarding the program may be found at this website: http://www.ncsu.edu/extension/sheltonleadership/about/center.php or contact Rachel Schwitzgebel at (919) 830-1499 or at RFSchwitzgebel@sms.edu for additional information or questions regarding the program. You may also contact Dr. Debbie Acker, Assistant Director of the Shelton Leadership Center, by phone at (919) 513-0150 or by email (email@example.com