|Leadership Kentucky graduation takes place at Centre
RELEASED: November 15, 2001
DANVILLE, KYFifty-four individuals were recognized in a ceremony held Nov. 9 at Centre College.
The Leadership Kentucky graduates spent Nov. 8-9 on campus as part of their graduation ceremony. They were awarded at Centre's Norton Center for the Arts that Friday afternoon, where they later had a reception.
Leadership Kentucky, created in 1984 as a non-profit educational organization, brings together a selected group of people that possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the state. The goal of Leadership Kentucky is to prepare its participants to take an active role in advancing the state for the common good.
Through a series of seven monthly, two-day sessions, participants are educated about the state of Kentucky and its challenges. They meet and talk with Kentucky's current leaders and explore the state's opportunities, needs and resources. Kentucky's rich cultural heritage and its unique diversity are woven throughout the curriculum that features the state's economy, education, health and human services, law and justice, and environment. In addition, Leadership Kentucky provides a thought-provoking experience focusing on the attributes of leadership and what it means to be a leader. By visiting various regions in the Commonwealth, the participants develop an enhanced view and a new meaning of the word community that spans the entire state.
Leadership Kentucky strives to maintain an equal opportunity balance among the 50-55 participants selected each year. Leadership Kentucky is a competitive opportunity. For more information, contact Leadership Kentucky at (502) 695-1102 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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