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Education

June 3, 2013

Travis student tapped for Leadership Academy

Special to the Index

Cambren Morrison, a fourth-grade student at Travis Elementary, has been selected to travel to the Dallas/Fort Worth area as a participant in Education in Action’s Lone Star Leadership Academy.

The event takes place June 9-14, and Cambren’s selection for the Academy was based on his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, a nomination from his teacher, Jennifer Seaton, and his involvement in school and community activities.

Education in Action, host of the Lone Star Leadership Academy, is dedicated to empowering young people to be informed and active leaders in their communities.

Joining a delegation of students from across the state, Cambren will develop leadership skills while learning about the great state of Texas and it’s leaders.

He will learn about future career and internship opportunities and visit significant Texas sites including the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the Perot Museum of Nature & Science, the Amon Carter Museum, the Texas Civil War Museum, the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Additional activities will include the Summit Climbing Gym, the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and tours of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium and Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

The Lone Star Leadership Academy provides unique opportunities for outstanding fourth through eighth graders to learn about the “Spirit of Texas.” Participants discuss what they learn, complete problem solving and decision-making simulations, exercise creativity and practice presentation skills in Leadership Groups. In addition, participants have fun meeting other outstanding students and making new friends while adding to their resume of academic achievements, developing leadership skills and bringing home a wealth of information to supplement what they are learning in school.

The academy calls for participants to become active citizens and leaders in their communities. Participants in in the Lone Star Leadership Academy – Dallas/Fort Worth program must be in the fourth, fifth or sixth grades, maintain a grade  of 85 or higher, demonstrate academic and leadership ability, receive an educator nomination and be involved in community or school activities.

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