{Medina County, Ohio May 19, 2020} Junior Leadership Medina County proudly announces its newest graduating class. The class of 2020 spent the year going behind the scenes of prominent Medina businesses like Root Candles, McJak Candy, and Westfield Bank. The juniors also spoke with local leaders about how they give back to the community…

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Leadership Medina County is proud to announce the 17th Junior Leadership Class. Participants met for the opening retreat August 24, 2019, at RPM International Inc. Along with engaging in various leadership-based activities, students heard from RPM’s Senior Finance Director, Kristine Schulze ’16, about the history of the company as well as her own career and leadership…

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It’s hard to believe that only last spring, the newest graduating class of Junior Leadership was filling out their applications, hoping for a spot. After months of traveling around the county and learning about personal strengths, cooperative group skills, and various service organizations, parents and friends gathered at Blue Heron Event Center to celebrate the…

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If you don’t have young children, that title probably doesn’t move you to nausea. But if you are aware of the YouTube craze, this is not about the song. This is about the Venture Groups (similar to the Signature Projects)that the juniors have been working on all year. Last month, the groups encountered the “Shark…

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  Our February Class day brought the inner workings of government to life! We headed up to Brunswick City Hall to meet with Mayor Falconi and his staff. A few students were even picked to participate in a live “Mayor’s Court” demonstration. The Mayor answered questions about his job as a lawyer, a mayor, and…

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Written by 2019 Junior Leadership Class Member: Dina Usanovic   The Junior Leadership class of 2019 had the joy of meeting yet again on January 8th, 2019, at the Blair Center in Westfield. Apart from hearing a multitude of languages spoken during lunch (French, German, and more!) it was a relatively “normal” day. Our first…

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I love standing in line at government agencies, said no one ever. This week, the Junior Leadership group got to mix it up with the Signature Class in the now legendary Poverty Simulation. Participants received new identities and worked together to survive a simulated month of poverty. They had to grapple with transportation and employment…

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I thought I would share with you my favorite comment from last week’s Junior Leadership day: “Thank you for the day, I found it engaging and I really learned a lot. I also enjoyed sleeping in and having it in Wadsworth, it made me feel a little proud of my city for some reason. But thank…

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