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Limestone LEAD

Empowering Young People to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders

Limestone Leaders Encouraging A Difference is a youth leadership program open to sophomore and junior students from Athens City Schools, Limestone County Schools, and area private schools. 

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