Students receive Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Published 10:03 am Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Students from Nottoway High School and Kenston Forest School attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards celebration recently.

The students are members of their respective school’s Rotary Interact Club, and were chosen by their sponsors.

“The Blackstone Rotary Club sponsored the students’ attendance. The students are active members of their Interact clubs at school and are very active in serving their community,” officials said in a press release.

“Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience where students develop their skills as leaders while having fun and making connections.”

According to the release, the students attended workshops, presentations and activities that included building communication and problem-solving skills, discovering strategies for becoming dynamic leaders in school or in the community, learning from community leaders, inspirational speakers and peer mentors, unlocking potential to turn motivation into action and having fun and forming lasting friendships.