Three Frontenac High School students recently attended Rotary District 6110’s 17th annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp.

Three Frontenac High School students recently attended Rotary District 6110’s 17th annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp.
A total of 167 11th grade students representing 45 different Rotary Clubs attended the event, held April 27-30 at the Heart O’ Hills Salvation Army Camp near Tahlequah, Okla.
Frontenac Rotary Club sponsored Keyvin Roach, son of Rick and Stacy Roach, Pittsburg; Dani Black, daughter of Laura and Don Schlesselman, Frontenac; and Jessica Ziesenis, daughter of Tim and Lois Ziesenis, Frontenac.
The camp featured get-acquainted exercises, group leadership training, team building concepts, personality styles training, communication skills, diversity appreciation and goal setting. Time was spent on both the low and high ropes courses.
RYLA aims to demonstrate Rotary’s respect and concern for young people, to provide an effective training experience for selected youth leaders and potential leaders, to encourage leadership of youth, and to recognize publicly young people who are rendering service to the communities.
Rotary International has nearly 1,200,000 members in 162 countries around the world. One of its main objectives is to work with young people in hopes of creating a better environment for world understanding and peace.