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Please scroll down and use the navigation bar & buttons @ the top to learn more about the inaugural Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010.

 

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Exclusive Grand Sponsor in 2010 & 2011

 

LLY2010 Brochure

 

Inaugural Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 Graduates

 

Leadership Loudoun and Loudoun Youth, Inc. partnered to create a new leadership program for high school students.  The inaugural program was held Monday, August 16th through Friday, August 20th, 2010.  The Exclusive Grand Sponsor was Virginia Commerce Bank.

 

Leadership Loudoun Youth "Making Loudoun County the Best Place to Grow Up" is designed to engage youth and develop their leadership skills, helping them to become confident, knowledgeable, and contributing members of the community.  The week-long program introduced high school students to Loudoun County history, geography, and culture and local business, state and local government, and local non-profit organizations and leaders throughout Loudoun County.

 

Please use the navigation bar & buttons @ the top to see the program schedule and photos for LLY2010 Days 1 through 5.

 

As current and emerging leaders, the members of the Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 were encouraged to continue to build their life experience and leadership toolbox / brand; specifically, leadership attributes, characteristics, competencies, qualities, skills, and traits --> behaviors; "Leadership is...influencing people"; "You must first lead yourself before you can lead others"; "Be a leader among leaders"; "Give Back" and "Pay It Forward"; "LEADERSHIP --> ACTION"; "ACTIONS speak Leadership LOUDounER than words."

 

At the graduation ceremony, each member of the Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 gave an inspiring testimonial about their experience.  Leadership Loudoun Youth provided opportunity and inspired:

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Community leadership skills and learning how to "get involved"

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Interaction with various county departments, businesses, and non-profits

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An improved knowledge of the community

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A developed knowledge of issues and challenges facing Loudoun County

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A strengthened sense of personal growth

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The ability to articulate a vision of the community and translate that vision into community change and action

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Relationships

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Friendships

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FUN

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MUCH MORE than something to put on their college applications

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 - FIRST CLASS!  BEST CLASS! :)

 

The Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 and interns represented 9 of 12 LCPS high schools:

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Roneisha Adams, Senior, Stone Bridge

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Vanya Aggarwal, Senior, Loudoun County and Academy of Science (AOS)

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Clay Entsminger, Notre Dame Academy '09 and Sophomore, William & Mary (2010 intern)

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Gus Erickson, Sophomore, Woodgrove

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Kirsten Gaines, Junior, Stone Bridge

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Jesseca Hoff, Junior, Woodgrove

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Nathan Huet, Sophomore, Tuscarora

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Collin Karafa, Senior, Stone Bridge

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Celia Lechtman, Senior, Stone Bridge

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John McCray, Senior, Loudoun Valley

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Lauren Mines, Junior, Broad Run

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Dane Mullins, Junior, Woodgrove

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Christine O'Mara, Junior, Loudoun Valley

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Zach Oravec, Junior, Stone Bridge and AOS

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Megan Rickard, Sophomore, Potomac Falls

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Arjun Sastry, Sophomore, Broad Run

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Ebony Slaughter-Johnson, Senior, Potomac Falls and AOS

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Tyler Smith, Senior, Heritage (2010 intern)

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Daryl Wilkinson, Senior, Dominion (2010 intern)

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Drew Woodford, Junior, Heritage

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Hailey Zurschmeide, Senior, Loudoun Valley

 

 

Leadership Loudoun Gala 2010

Saturday, September 25th @ The National Conference Center

 

Leadership Loudoun Youth Class of 2010 Attendees:

L-to-R: Dane Mullins, Gus Erickson, Nathan Huet, Kirsten Gaines, Collin Karafa, and Jesseca Hoff

 

2010 Leadership Loudoun Barbara Dutton Founders Award Recipient:

Carol Kost, Founder & President, Loudoun Youth, Inc.

L-to-R:  Carol Kost, Founder & President, Loudoun Youth, Inc. and Andy Johnston, Founder & Executive Director, Loudoun Cares (NOTE: Andy is also Leadership Loudoun Class of 1999 and the 2005 Leadership Loudoun Barbara Dutton Founders Award recipient)