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Birmingham-Southern students selected for spring leadership studies program
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has selected 23 freshman and sophomore students to take part in its eight-week LEAD Institute. LEAD is an annual program designed to assist students in understanding their personal leadership strengths early in their college career as well as expose them to a variety of opportunities for engagement on campus and in the community. Interested students applied to the program and were selected by BSC faculty and staff.
The goals for this year's spring institute are to gain a greater understanding of leadership, experience the stages of group development, learn about personal leadership styles, and to become a positive change agent. This year's LEAD class includes:
Ameet Bosmia of Homewood; Molly Cashio of Vestavia; Luke Chiou of Killen; Christine Denning of Tucson, Ariz.; Katherine Glenn of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Stephanie Gossett of Blountsville; Zach Guyse of Decatur; William Kleist of Auburn; Trey Lawson of Hoover; Catherine Leatherbury of Mobile; Alex Masterson of Town Creek; Jerron Mitchell of Harvest; Ben Odendahl of Hampton Cove; Buddy Permenter of Gautier, Miss.; Kristen Poole of Meridian, Miss.; Hunter Pugh of Tallassee; Ashley Rhea of Vestavia; Lance Spencer of Liberty, Mo.; Krystal Stewart of Tuscaloosa; Austin Tunnell of Houston, Texas; Emily Wallace of Vestavia; Charlsie Wigley of Anniston; and Xinyan Yan of College Hills.