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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Dayton Kiwanis Club

 

November 15, 2018

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More than two years ago, members of the Dayton Kiwanis Club had a vision to send high school students to Washington D.C. to reinforce leadership skills and give them an inside look at democracy in action using the nation's capital as a living classroom. The club received a donation and a grant from Blue Mountain Community Foundation. The group is called Dayton Kiwanis Road to Leadership. Working with Dayton High School and the Close Up Washington D.C. nonprofit organization, the group offered students in the sophomore class the opportunity to apply for the trip. Four students, along with teacher Shayna Hutchens, who leads the Youth and Government Club, were chosen to go. After returning, they will speak to different organizations about their experience and be our ambassadors for future trips. The group includes (l to r) teacher Shayna Hutchens, and students Kylee Laughlin, Kenzie Dobbs, Kira Boggs and Alex Jenkins.

More than two years ago, members of the Dayton Kiwanis Club had a vision to send high school students to Washington D.C. to reinforce leadership skills and give them an inside look at democracy in action using the nation’s capital as a living classroom. The club received a donation and a grant from Blue Mountain Community Foundation. The group is called Dayton Kiwanis Road to Leadership. Working with Dayton High School and the Close Up Washington D.C. nonprofit organization, the group offered students in the sophomore class the opportunity to apply for the trip. Four students, along w...



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