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Class of 2014 Schedule

August 22, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
  Orientation
    South Florida State College
    Highlands Campus, Building H,
    Room 110

September 13 - 14, 8 a.m. Fri. - Noon Sat.
  Session One (Retreat)
    FFA Leadership Training Center
    5000 Firetower Rd. Haines City, FL

October 10, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Two
November 7, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Three
December 12, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Four
January 16, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Five
February 20, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Six
March 25 - 26, 7 a.m. Tue. - 11:30 p.m. Wed.
  Overnight to Tallahassee 
April 17, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  Session Eight
May 15
  Session Nine

June 5, 8 - 11:30 a.m.
  Session Ten
June 5, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  Graduation

Leadership Highlands

The Leadership Highlands program has been developing local leaders since the pilot class graduated in 2000. The mission of the Leadership Highlands program is to develop Leaders with a thorough understanding of, and strong sense of commitment to, Highlands County and an appreciation for the strength found in our County’s abundant diversity.

Founded and nurtured by the three Highlands County Chambers of Commerce and select alumni, who comprise the Leadership Highlands Advisory Board, the goals of the program are to familiarize the participants with the infrastructure, agencies and economic enterprises that exist in Highlands County; to expose the participants to the range of needs in the community and to identify the resources available to meet those needs; to provide participants the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with each other and existing community leaders, so as to learn from the backgrounds and perspectives of one another; and to encourage civic participation and volunteer involvement in the community.

Each graduating class includes an orientation in August, a retreat in September, nine monthly themed sessions that include an overnight trip to Tallahassee, and a graduation ceremony in June. For information about enrollment or participation, please contact Kris Juve at 863-784-7189.

Leadership Highlands
South Florida State College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

To contact us:
Phone: 863 784-7189
juvek@southflorida.edu