The Brent Henley Youth Leadership Program is a transformative leadership development program that provides high school students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful leaders. The program was founded in memory of Brent Henley, a beloved educator, and coach who believed in the power of leadership to impact the lives of young people positively. The program is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in developing their leadership skills and making a difference in their communities. A highly selective program, only a limited number of students are accepted each year.
The Brent Henley Youth Leadership Program takes a comprehensive approach to leadership development, incorporating a wide range of activities and experiences to help students build their skills and confidence. Some of the key components of the program include:
- Leadership Training and Workshops
The program provides students with in-depth leadership training, covering topics such as communication, teamwork, goal-setting, problem-solving, and decision-making. These workshops are led by experienced leadership coaches and educators who provide students with the tools and strategies they need to succeed as leaders.
- Community Service Projects
One of the core components of the program is community service. Students are given the opportunity to work on service projects that benefit their communities and help them develop their leadership skills. These projects are designed to challenge students and encourage them to think creatively and collaboratively.
- Mentorship and Networking Opportunities
Students in the program are paired with mentors who provide guidance and support throughout their leadership journey. Additionally, the program provides students with the opportunity to network with other young leaders, building valuable connections and relationships that can last a lifetime.
The Brent Henley Youth Leadership Program is a transformative leadership development program that provides high school students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become successful leaders. The Broussard Chamber of Commerce will be releasing the names of this year’s class, and the Broussard Economic Development Corporation is excited to foster their growth and watch them succeed as they progress through the program.