The Kiwanis Club of Central Abaco’s Key Club organized its first Youth and Leadership Training Conclave on Jan. 31.
According to Neulessa Major, the event was a great success, and it was an informative and learning experience for the 11th and 12th grade students who attended from S.C. Bootle High School, Abaco Central High and Forest Heights Academy.
Major said that experts from various sectors assisted them with filling out job applications and interviews, writing resumes and cover letters, staying focused while in school and branding themselves. Major added that they were also instructed on applying to colleges and for scholarship opportunities
Guest presenters included: Anne Lightbourne, Director of Human Resources and Training at Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club; Julieth McCafferty of Great Abaco Beach Resort; Mr. Huqlin Mullings, Abaco Police Sargent and liaison officer attached to Abaco Central High School; and Dr. Chervon Morley, representative of the College of The Bahamas.
“They were great speakers, and they shared the same vision as our organization with regard to caring for all children in our community,” Major shared. “The presenters were so passionate.”
The second Youth Conclave and Leadership Training is scheduled for November 2015.
Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service and build character.