Youth Leadership Atmore

YLA visits CACC
By ANNA RUTH SMITH Special to Atmore News After visiting the Coastal Alabama Community College in Atmore, the YLA [Youth Leadership Atmore] class traveled to visit the Coastal Alabama Community College campus in Bay Minette. This was an incredible experience for the students to be able to see a college in action. The students were able to visit the admissions office and meet Diana McCullough, a college counselor. Mrs. McCullough…
YLA goes behind the scenes in Montgomery
By BAILEY HAYLES Special to Atmore News On April 12, Youth Leadership Atmore visited the Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery. We had the opportunity to meet State Treasurer Young Boozer, Representative Alan Baker, and Chief Justice Lyn Stuart (who was born and raised in Atmore and graduated from Escambia County High School). The first stop on our trip was at the Alabama State House, where we were given a behind…
YLA holds Day of Service
By OLIVIA SIMMONS Special to Atmore News On December 7, Youth Leadership Atmore held their Day of Service session and made a few stops throughout Atmore. To start the day, the class delivered coffee and donuts to first responders at the Atmore Police Department and Atmore Fire Station. This was a small token of appreciation for protecting and serving our city. On that chilly day, the warm coffee was much…
YLA learns about resumes and interviews
By OLIVIA SIMMONS Special to Atmore News On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interview. A few days prior to this session, we submitted resumes for…
Youth Leadership Atmore class begins
The 2017-18 Youth Leadership Atmore class held their orientation session Tuesday, September 26 at Trinity Episcopal Church. Students attend Atmore Christian School (ACS), Escambia Academy (EA), Escambia County High School (ECHS), and Northview High School (NHS). Members of the class are, from left, front, Sara Rolin, EA; Bailey Hayles, EA; Johnika Roberts, ECHS; Haven Shores, ACS; Valen Shelly, NHS; Olivia Simmons, ECHS; middle, Mar’Daizah Salter, ECHS; Jasmine Rivers, ECHS; Christiara…