Twenty-eight students complete Emerging Leaders program

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KEARNEY – Twenty-eight students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney graduated from the Emerging Leaders program.

The program is sponsored by the Office of Residence Life and Office of Student Life. Student participants learn and develop leadership skills, meet new people and are shown how to become engaged in the campus community.

The group also discusses topics that include: self-awareness, decision making, role modeling, group dynamics and motivation, communication, diversity and service learning.

Students in the Emerging Leaders program participated in a community service project – Breakfast With Santa – with the Kearney Area Children’s Museum. They also attended a LEAD Workshop presented by the National Residence Hall Honorary and completed a leadership interview with a person in a leadership role who they wanted to learn more about.

The following students graduated from the Emerging Leaders program:
Ashland – Savannah Kissel
Auburn – Nick Meyer
Benedict – Liza Aunkst
Clarkson – Bailey Bond
Clay Center – Amanda Slater
Columbus – Kate Baumgart
Crete – Kenny Baires
Fairbury – Kenzie Helmink
Farnam – Jordan Adkisson
Grand Island – Brianna Pauly
Hartington – Rachel Flaugh
Holdrege – Megan Kreutzer
Kearney – Jared Cline, Lauren Messbarger, Nicole Potthoff, Rachel Taylor
Lincoln – Danielle Vallis
Milford – Landis Slepicka
Norfolk – Miranda Neumann
North Platte – Jayce Harders
Omaha – Mallory Placek, Michael Lechowicz
Thurston – Caitlin Malmberg
Valentine – Miranda Cherry-Banas, Joni Colburn
Council Bluffs, Iowa – Alysha Daley
St. Joseph, Mo. – Abbey Rhodes
South Korea – Sujin Kim

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