Momentum Magazine January 2018 Edition - Page 6

TOMORROW’S LEADERS TODAY CLASS OF 2017-2018 ANNOUNCED LL EXECUTIVE PROGRAM CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATES Leadership Lackawanna recently announced its 2017 Executive Program graduates. The Executive Program assists professionals in becoming more engaged in the community, broadens their social network and increases their overall knowledge of the Greater Scranton region. Participants met key business and community leaders as they received overviews of Lackawanna County’s history and culture, economic and political structures, community events, civic groups, recreational activities and non-profi t organizations. Sessions were held one evening per week for fi ve weeks at various locations. Leadership Lackawanna’s youth program, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today (TLT), recently met for its fi rst session, which included an orientation, leadership basics and an introduction to community service. This session was sponsored by Penn State Worthington Scranton; however the entire program is made possible by the support of NBT Bank, the offi cial TLT 2017-2018 Corporate sponsor. Leadership Lackawanna’s seven-month Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program develops the leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills of high school juniors while giving them an enhanced understanding of northeastern Pennsylvania as well as the opportunity to explore teamwork. Participants learn collaborative decision making, explore different communication styles and engage in problem solving techniques. The challenges and opportunities of northeastern Pennsylvania are discussed as participants meet community leaders and other high school students. THE 2017 EXECUTIVE PROGRAM GRADUATES INCLUDE: Kathleen Barry, The Wright Center Ron Beer, Geisinger Health System Tracy Brundage, Keystone College Ross Cordaro, Maximus Federal Services Carrie Gubanics, Maximus Federal Services Melissa Kelleher, Allied Services Home Health Robert M. Knight, Jr., The University of Scranton Barbara Maculloch, Community Bank, NA John J. Matlock, Commonwealth Health/Moses Taylor Hospital Tammy McHale, Marywood University Mark McHugh, Commonwealth Health/Moses Taylor Hospital John Phillips, MCR Design Group Susan Turell, Marywood University Theresa Yocum, First National Bank of PA 6 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce THE 2017-2018 TOMORROW’S LEADERS TODAY PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE: Kaitlin M. Ahern, Dunmore High School Elizabeth Arbie, Holy Cross High School Lauren E. Best, Scranton Preparatory School Amanda M. Brundage, North Pocono High School Calista Calabro, Carbondale Area Jr./Sr. High School Cloe B. Capalongo, West Scranton High School Robert J. Clemens, Western Wayne High School Delayne DePietro, Valley View High School Brenton Dial, North Pocono High School Emilia Doda, West Scranton High School Emma Egan, West Scranton High School Allison Giombetti, Valley View High School Kristina Gorel, Carbondale Area Jr./Sr. High School Marilyn Hoskins, Riverside Jr./Sr. High School Olivia Kerrigan, Abington Heights High School Sarah J. Kinback, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School Rachel N. Klien, Abington Heights High School Mikayla M. Kohanski, Abington Heights High School Amanda Kornutiak, Scranton Preparatory School Caroline Kranick, Holy Cross High School Michael Ly, Mid Valley Secondary Center Camille Marquardt, Abington Heights High School Allison Mattern, Western Wayne High School Noah Mauro, Carbondale Area Jr./Sr. High School Gia Occhipinti, Dunmore High School Grace Okrepkie, Holy Cross High School Nicholas Ostrowski, North Pocono High School Lauren Palmiter, Holy Cross High School Claudia D. Pitts, Scranton High School Samantha C. Schur, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School Isabella R. Stanton, Abington Heights High School Kevin A. Thorne, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School Jacob Vituszynski, Mid Valley Secondary Center Joshua Vituszynski, Mid Valley Secondary Center Olivia Zehel, Holy Cross High School Leadership Lackawanna’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Program accepts applications from sophomores who attend high school in Lackawanna County or in the Lackawanna Trail and Western Wayne school districts.