Pawing High School Rising Juniors Selected to Attend Rotary Youth Conference

By Susan Stone

Pawling Rotary has selected Shannon Maynard & Zachary Castro, tenth grade students at Pawling High School, to receive full scholarships to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Academy this year, which will take place on the Mount Saint Mary’s College campus in Newburgh, New York from June 26 through June 30, 2017.

RYLA, is a globally run leadership program coordinated by local Rotary Clubs.  This opportunity offers these select young people  an inspiring and diverse group of exceptional speakers and fun filled workshop activities that build leadership skills.  Students make life-long friends as they engage in discussions that delve into the ethical and social issues that face young people today.  Participants are encouraged to bring their enhanced leadership skills back to their schools and communities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore the college application process with former RYLA alumni, as well as the Mount Saint Mary’s Admission Director.