Two selected for leadership forum

This summer, Leah Klawitter and William L. Klawitter of Dubois will join middle school students from across the state to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum, Pathways to STEM,  at Loyola University, Chicago.

NYLF Pathways to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is one of the Envision family of programs that enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom.

William was nominated by his fourth-grade teacher, Christine Betz, to represent Celestine Elementary School. He loves robotics, computers, medicine and anything related to STEM activities. He also has played piano for the past five years and has won a Federation Trophy every year for his superior performances. William also was the boy winner for the fourth grade from Celestine Elementary for the American Legion Flag Essay contest.

Leah was nominated in previous years to represent Northeast Dubois School Corp. This year, as a former nominee, she decided to pursue the forum on her own initiative. She loves computers and robotics, chemistry  and anything related to STEM activities. Leah has been playing piano for the past eight years and has won a Federation Trophy every year for her superior performances. She was the spelling bee champion at Dubois Middle School for the year 2018 and advanced to regional level. In former years, Leah was the girl winner in her fourth grade at Dubois  Elementary School for the American Legion Flag Essay contest and she practiced competitive gymnastics for many years. Leah loves painting, drawing and enjoys taking care of animals. Leah practices swimming and tennis at current times.




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