Students gather at ASU for "Leadership Day" - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Students gather at ASU for "Leadership Day"

It was all about leadership for hundreds of high school students at Arkansas State University as they learned valuable skills at ASU's Leadership Day. It was all about leadership for hundreds of high school students at Arkansas State University as they learned valuable skills at ASU's Leadership Day.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – It was all about leadership for hundreds of high school students at Arkansas State University as they learned valuable skills at ASU's Leadership Day.

Over 16 schools and roughly 250 students from Missouri and Arkansas where at Tuesday's event.

Students took in sessions on anything from planning homecoming week, to time management, and understanding their leadership style.

Assistant Dean of Students Natalie Eskew says the event accomplishes two goals.  "We obviously want them to walk away with some better leadership skills." Eskew said. "We also want them to be at ASU.  We hope we can show off our great university and hopefully get them excited about attending ASU."

Walnut Ridge High School student Eric Wilcoxson says it's very helpful. "This is my second year here and we are learning different leadership skills and how we can work as a team.  We can take ideas back to school and we can make new friends." Wilcoxson said at today's event.

The event is sponsor by the ASU leadership Center.

Copyright 2012 KAIT. All rights reserved.

 

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • 1 killed in Blytheville accident, another killed in shooting

    1 killed in Blytheville accident, another killed in shooting

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-05-30 04:00:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 30 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-05-30 11:41:28 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Blytheville police have confirmed two people have died Monday night at two separate scenes.

    Blytheville police have confirmed two people have died Monday night at two separate scenes.

  • breaking

    Suspect named in Kennett shooting

    Suspect named in Kennett shooting

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:51:21 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:38:53 GMT
    Braylon Johnson (Source: Kennett Police Department)Braylon Johnson (Source: Kennett Police Department)

    According to Detective John Higgins of the Kennett Police Department, authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting Monday on South Jackson Street. 

    According to Detective John Higgins of the Kennett Police Department, authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting Monday on South Jackson Street. 

  • Motorcyclists bring awareness to veterans cemetery

    Motorcyclists bring awareness to veterans cemetery

    Monday, May 29 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-05-30 02:35:39 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-05-30 03:06:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The second annual Memorial Day Honor Ride was hosted Monday.

    The second annual Memorial Day Honor Ride was hosted Monday.

Powered by Frankly