HOBY – Empower, Lead, & Excel

 

By Carla Bass – City Editor

HobyFor those not familiar with the HOBY organization founded in 1958, it is an organization whose mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation.

 

It is an honor to be selected to represent your school, and Jefferson High School had the privilege of sending three outstanding student leaders from their sophomore class to the Hugh O’Brien Youth Conference at the University of North Texas. Students chosen locally at JHS included Jasmine Bryson, Ivaline Clark, and T.J. Foster. One of the HOBY Alumni representatives from Jefferson, Paige Huntington was also invited back for this year’s conference as a facilitator.

 

HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide sophomore students selected through teacher nominations at their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning, and motivation- building experiences.

 

HOBY also provides adults with opportunities…

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