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Students attend AVID leadership program

June 28, 2017

Four Pinellas students were invited to participate in the Advancement Via Individual Determination Student Leaders program at AVID’s Summer Institute.

Students selected for the program were:

Owen Papp and Ben Huynh of Palm Harbor Middle School, Candice Johnson of Tyrone Middle School and Haely Gazmey of East Lake High School.

At the program, students had the opportunity to learn leadership strategies and participate in leadership activities with other students. The program is aimed at helping students:
  • Develop an understanding of personal leadership.
  • Develop communication and interpersonal skills necessary for college success.
  • Share AVID experiences.
  • Earn community service hours.
The Summer Institute, which took place June 21-23, gathered thousands of educators to share the latest in AVID methodologies.