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FCAHS Students Selected for HOBY Leadership Seminar

Four Fox Chapel Area High School sophomores were selected to receive Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) recognition.  Annalese BartolacciAmelia CostelloLakshanya Rajaganapathi, and Abraham White have been chosen to attend the Pennsylvania-West HOBY Leadership Seminar June 17-19, 2022.  

In order to be considered for selection, the students submit an essay detailing what they feel would be the most challenging and rewarding aspects of being a leader in their school and/or community.  They also go through an interview process.   

As part of the seminar, the students will explore and discover their personal leadership potential and strengths through inspiring leadership development programs.  The interactive seminars, held on college or university campuses, follow HOBY’s leadership development curriculum which allows students to discover leadership from a personal, group, and socially responsible perspective – building a network of positive community change-makers.

For more than five decades, HOBY has inspired young people to make a difference and become catalysts for positive change in their homes, school, workplace, and community.  As America’s foremost youth leadership organization, HOBY has a long and impressive history of successfully motivating young people to develop into outstanding leaders.  HOBY aims to inspire and develop a global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service, and innovation.