Leadership Programs

Fast Tracking Community Engagement With Leadership Athens Limestone

Leadership Athens-Limestone is an avenue for the development of tomorrow’s community leaders. The program offers participants a collaborative forum in understanding the facets of our community and the services provided to its citizens.

Candidates enjoy:

  • The pursuit of life-long learning
  • Knowledge of issues firsthand, thereby becoming effective in influencing policy change on a community level
  • A greater pool of business/professional contacts throughout Athens-Limestone County
  • Effective interaction with local government and community agencies, special-interest groups satisfying personal contacts in civic, business and professional life
  • Team building
  • Servant leadership community project

Leadership Athens Limestone Projects

Each class of Leadership Athens Limestone works together on a project that commemorates their shared experience over the course of the program and creates an immediate positive impact on our community.

Leadership Athens-Limestone Presented by Beth Medley

The LEAD program curriculum covers team building, community services, health care, local and state government, cultural arts, business and industry, and agriculture. LEAD students are chosen through an application and interview process, and participation is based upon academic performance, school activities, and community involvement. The LEAD program is designed to:

  • Build leadership skills

  • Help students develop an awareness of community needs

  • Challenge students to become engaged citizens

  • Help students prepare to serve in leadership positions within our community


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