Local Students attend 2018 Leadership Summit
Recently, two students from CKEC's service territory participated in the 2018 Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives Leadership Summit which was held Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower in Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District. This annual event is designed to excite and motivate high school students to become leaders of their communities.
Mackenzie Payne- Mountain View- Gotebo HS and Jillian Schneberger- Canute HS, were selected from the CKEC service area to attend the Leadership Summit and CKEC will provide both students with a $250 scholarship.
Thirty students, representing Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives also attended the event. Almost 500 Oklahoma high school students have been recognized for their leadership abilities by having the opportunity to attend one of the previous leadership summits.
The January 27 program featured energetic and motivating leadership expert, Rhett Laubach, owner of Edmond-based YourNextSpeaker!
“The Leadership Summit program is unique in its design and truly provides an unforgettable experience for each student who attends,” said Lisa Willard, Youth Programs Coordinator.
“CKenergy and the other Oklahoma electric cooperatives are pleased to provide students from across the state the opportunity to expand their leadership abilities by taking part in this fun and exciting leadership program”