2019-2020 Dawson County Leadership classes selected

DAWSON COUNTY — Members of the Adult Dawson Area Leadership Class #17 and Dawson Area Youth Leadership Class #2 have been selected.

The Dawson Area Leadership program is a personal development program designed to motivate participants to develop and enhance the quality of their leadership ability in addressing pertinent community needs. The adult and youth classes will each be required to select, organize, and participate in a community service project to graduate.

Participants soon will begin their leadership training (80+ hours) by attending monthly education sessions between September and June. Topics of the day sessions include: Education; Health and Human Services; Art, Culture and Recreation; Business, Industry and Media; Ag, Energy and Environment; Local Government and Law Enforcement, and State Government Day to be held in Lincoln.

Adult members who have committed to the Dawson Area Leadership Class No. 17 are:

Korlynn Applegate, Gothenburg Health

Brenna Bartruff, Lexington Regional Health Center

Austin Boller, Waypoint Bank

Roxanne Converse-Whiting, Sun Theatre & Gothenburg Community Playhouse

Jessica Haack, Cozad Community Hospital

Jackie Jasnoch, Great Western Bank

Alisa Keiser, Orthman Manufacturing, Inc.

Craig Mickey, Waypoint Bank

Julie Rupe, Cozad Community Medical Clinic

Kasey Rushton, Elwood Care Center & Assisted Living

Tinna Therrien, Gothenburg Health

Melissa Thompson, Double D Livestock, Inc.

Nic VanCura, Dawson County Assessor’s Office

Students who have committed to the Dawson Area Youth Leadership Class #2 are:

Janet Aguado, Lexington High School

Keith Allen, Lexington High School

Noah Converse, Lexington High School

Haley Fleischman, Overton High School

Alivia Knoerzer, Elwood High School

Jassmin Parada, Lexington High School

Victoria Perez, Lexington High School

Michell Plazas, Lexington High School

Shirley Rios, Elwood High School

Omar Sanchez, Lexington High School

Joslyn Sayer, Lexington High School

Gracie Schneider, Cozad High School

The Dawson Area Youth Leadership program is provided at no charge to the students due to generous organizations and civic groups sponsoring their tuition. We are still looking for sponsors for this year’s youth participants. If you are interested in sponsors their tuition ($250) please contact Andrea McClintic at dawsonareadirector@gmail.com or 308-217-0004.

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