Twenty-Two Attend RCC High School Leadership Academy

ASHEBORO (June 15, 2017)

Twenty-two area high school students took part in the fourth annual Randolph Community College High School Leadership Academy, sponsored by the RCC Foundation, on June 13 on RCC’s Asheboro Campus.

Participants in the 2017 RCC Student Leadership Academy

Participants in the 2017 RCC High School Leadership Academy, sponsored by the RCC Foundation, pose with RCC President Robert Shackleford under the JB Davis Bell and Clock Tower in front of the Martha Luck Comer Conference Center.

The leadership development program for rising ninth graders, which is modeled after RCC’s college-level Student Leadership Academy, focused on topics such as the definition of leadership; team building; personality types and leadership styles; networking/public speaking; and situational leadership, according to Lorie McCroskey, RCC’s director of development.

Participating students and their high schools were the following:

Asheboro High School – Freddy Kelley, Jarrett Kidd, Diamond McDowell, Fatima Perez, Liam Richau, Kierstan Yow.

Eastern Randolph High School – Olivia Hall, Lily Whitaker.

Randleman High School – Bethany Dobias, Amy Pavon, Parker Trivette.

Randolph Early College High School – Alexis Allspach, Kevin Cox, Gabriel Gonzalez.

Southwestern Randolph High School – Mattie Keeter, Lydia McRoy, Kristin Thomas.

Trinity High School – Daniel Gomez-Escalante.

Uwharrie Charter Academy – Fulton Bossong, Montana Wright.

Wheatmore High School – Isabel Cribbs, Andrew Lang.

For more information about the Academy, contact McCroskey at 336-633-1118 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..