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Four DCSD students selected to join leadership program at CU Boulder

Business Leadership Program representatives
DOUGLAS COUNTY–The CU Leeds School of Business has invited four high school juniors from Douglas County to participate in its Business Leadership Program, from this June 8 through June 14. This year's theme for the program is "Developing Teamwork, Academic Strength and Diversity." 
 
The program is designed to gather high school students from diverse backgrounds and provide them with an understanding of business fundamentals, computer skills and a chance to network with business professionals. The following students will join 32 other Business Leadership Program participants at the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado (CU), and will be eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship to the CU Leeds School of Business.
Madison Daniel  ThunderRidge High School  
Rachel Gill Mountain Vista High School
Matthew Morris Mountain Vista High School
Joshua Vernon Castle View High School
 
During the week-long program, students will be focused on creating five key deliverables that will be presented to a panel of judges. These deliverables include:
    -a television commercial,
   - a print advertisement,
   - a communication brief, and
   - a financial outline.
 
Throughout the process, students will find themselves competing in an advertising campaign, interacting with guest speakers from major corporations; meeting Business School faculty and administrators, experiencing life as a CU Student for a Week, and socializing with peers from different high schools.
 
Follow this link to learn more about the Business Leadership Program.
May 13, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Castle View High School, Mountain Vista High School, ThunderRidge High School, High School Education

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