FUTURES Welcomes the 2019 Class of Tomorrow's Leaders
Daytona Beach, FL -- FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools is proud to announce the selection of 40 high school juniors to participate in its Tomorrow’s Leaders Program. This is the 31st class of Tomorrow’s Leaders which develops young leaders for our community.
The students, representing all 10 area public high schools, recently attended an orientation session and during the next five months will participate in five day-long seminars coordinated by community leaders. The seminars are designed to familiarize the students with different aspects and services in Volusia County and to develop leadership skills.
Included in the program will be lectures, discussions and tours of various businesses and governmental facilities. Seminar subjects include: the arts; criminal justice court system and branch jail; economic development and manufacturing; education and governmental systems; leadership, diversity and ethics; healthcare; and social services. Tour sites include Atlantic Center for the Arts, Bob’s Space Racers, Circuit Judge Leah R. Case’s Courtroom, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Halifax Health Medical Center, Halifax Urban Ministries’ Hope Place, Houligan’s a Spirited Sports Grille, Stewart-Marchman-Act’s Residential Adolescent Program, Volusia County Branch Jail, Volusia County Council Chambers, Volusia County Elections Department, Volusia County Historic Courthouse, and Volusia County Schools’ District Administrative Complex.
Through the seminars, panel discussions and study groups, these high school juniors will be challenged to expand their awareness of the interrelationships and complexities of our community.
Participating in this year’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Program are:
Atlantic High School
DeLand High School
Deltona High School
Sahillyann Velez Kercado
Mainland High School
New Smyrna Beach High School
Pine Ridge High School
Seabreeze High School
Spruce Creek High School
Taylor Middle-High School
University High School
The Tomorrow’s Leaders Program is presented by the FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, direct support organization, whose mission is to engage business and civic leaders to promote and achieve educational excellence for Volusia County Public Schools.
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