The Tomorrow’s Leaders Summit will be held

The Leaders of Tomorrow Summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 4 at the Performing Art Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas.

Leaders of Tomorrow is under the Leadership Tuscarawas umbrella and has been held every spring at Kent State Tuscarawas since 2014. The summit is designed to bring together young people in their junior and senior years of high school and recent graduates currently attending college, to help them become successful leaders.

Area Leaders deliver Ted-style talks, workshops and networking. Speakers for the 2022 Tomorrow’s Leaders Summit are Kelli Edwards, School Counselor at Conotton Valley Schools; Geovany Itzep-Santiago, design engineer at ProVia in Walnut Creek; Jordan Miller, journalist and owner of JMN; Nathan Levengood, program engineer at Cooper Standard ISG; and Orvis Campbell, Tuscarawas County Sheriff.

David Mitchell, Executive Director of the Performing Arts Center and member of the Leaders of Tomorrow committee, will be the host. The 2022 summit committee includes Sarah Andreas, Orvis Campbell, Jennifer Deam, Debbie Ellwood, Gail Houglan, Diane Lautenschleger, Andrea Miley, Sarah Spies and Nicole Willey. President Jordan Miller is also on the committee.

Interactive workshops will be led by Carrie Lendon, Global Technology Portfolio Manager, Cargill; Trent B. Troyer, president and CEO of First Federal Community Bank; Sarah Andreas, PhD, artist, author and leadership coach; Dr. Denise McEnroe-Petitte, professor of nursing technology at Kent State Tuscarawas; and Natalie Bollon, director of alcohol, addiction and mental health services.

Participating students will be eligible for a scholarship drawing. Leaders of Tomorrow will award eight $250 scholarships to be used at the school of their choice. Kent State Tuscarawas will award eight $500 scholarships for use on the Tuscarawas campus. Kent State Tuscarawas will also provide a $1,500 leadership scholarship requiring application which will be provided at the event.

The 2022 Summit is offered free of charge to local students and is made possible each year through contributions from the following sponsors: Adventure Harley Davidson, Belden Brick Company, Bowerston Shale Company, Business and Community Services at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, Chrysalis Counseling, Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, Dover Chemical Corporation, DoverPhila Federal Credit Union, First Federal Community Bank, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Investment Partners, Kent State Tuscarawas, Kimble, Medi-Wise Pharmacy, ProVia, The Commercial & Savings Bank, The Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas and Wayne Garage Door. Registration for the Leaders of Tomorrow Summit is required.

Registration closes February 22 at 11 p.m.

For information: [email protected]

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