Milbridge student chosen for national leadership program

Posted July 11, 2012, at 4:48 p.m.

MILBRIDGE, Maine — Bayley Ray-Smith of Milbridge is one of 50 high school students nationwide selected to participate in the Four Star Leadership summer program hosted by Gen. Tommy Franks to be held July 14-20 in Oklahoma City with co-hosts the Academy of Leadership and Liberty at Oklahoma Christian University and the National Center for Policy Analysis.

This year’s class is composed of 48 students from 27 states and two students from Jordan. The session will follow curriculum designed to develop leadership skills and challenge students through team-building exercises, collaboration, spontaneous problem solving and competition. Excursions during the week will provide participants opportunities to further develop and employ those skills through cultural experiences and service projects.

Four Star Leadership provides an avenue for recognition, scholarships and letters of recommendation. Competition finalists will be awarded scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500. Four participants who successfully complete the program will have an opportunity to receive a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Texas in Arlington or William Penn University.

For information, visit http://fourstarleader.com.

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