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High School Leadership Conference (HSLC)

The 2016 High School Leadership Conference is set for Friday, September 30th, 2016.
Click here to register your school for the 2016 Conference!
Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 21, 2016, or once 350 students have registered,
whichever date comes first.  For additional information, please contact
Andrew Rash at or at 270.745.2484.


Each year, high school students from across Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio come together at Western Kentucky University for a one day retreat to further develop their leadership skills.  Participants attend sessions presented by Western Kentucky University staff and student leaders.  Session topics range from:

  • College Student Panel on How to Succeed at the Collegiate Level
  • Increasing Student/Organizational Motivation
  • The Importance of Diversity in Leadership
  • Successful Event/Program Planning
  • Using Social Media to Your Benefit
  • Personality in Leadership
  • Ethics in Leadership
  • Leadership Styles

The 2016 High School Leadership Conference will be Friday, September 30, 2016. For more information and to find out how you can attend, contact the following:

    • Andrew Rash, Coordinator of Leadership & Volunteerism
    • Phone: 270-745-2484
    • Email:


2016 Schedule for High School Leadership Conference


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration Outside DSU Auditorium
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome & Keynote Speaker DSU Auditorium
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Session 1 Various DSU Rooms
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Session 2 Various DSU Rooms
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch Fresh Food Company
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Session 3 Various DSU Rooms
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Farewell & Closing Ceremony DSU Auditorium

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