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Youth Leadership Summit

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July 10, 2024
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
College Park, Grand Island


One-day leadership training for students who will be sophomores or juniors the 2024-2025 school year! 

Participants will: 

  • Develop leadership skills to be used in high school and beyond
  • Network with peers from area high schools
  • Engage with and learn from community leaders
  • Gain skills to feel more empowered to pursue their goals 

 


Keynote Speaker

Mike Smith

Mike is a Nebraska native and one of the co-founders of Rabble Mill. He also spearheaded Bay High, a partnership with Lincoln Public Schools. Mike is a Stanford-Certified Design Your Life Coach who helps to teach an Applied Design Thinking course at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He brings a unique blend of creativity, passion, and practical wisdom to the educational landscape. Mike’s initiatives, renowned for blending skateboarding, digital art, storytelling and community service, are pivotal in reshaping how young people engage with their communities and futures.

Breakout Presenters

  • Dr. Sarah Griess
    Dr. Sarah Griess

    Dr. Sarah Griess is a Licensed Psychologist at Rising Hope Counseling & Consulting in Grand Island. She specializes in working with individuals who have had traumatic experiences, as well as providing immigration evaluations for individuals with mental health-related immigration needs. Dr. Griess also provides mental health consultation to organizations throughout the Grand Island community and presents for a variety of organizations throughout the state on different aspects of trauma, relationships, mental health, and overall wellness. She is an alum of LT Class #35, and serves on the board for the YWCA and the Grand Island Area Coalition on Trafficking. Sarah and her husband have 2 boys and enjoy traveling and the outdoors together.

  • Angelica Morrow
    Angelica Morrow

    Angelica Morrow is serving as the Vice President of Marketing at Five Points Bank in Grand Island, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, achieving a double major in Marketing and Management. Her commitment to professional development is evident through her pursuit of a Financial Communications Certificate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, complementing her Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) accreditation.

    In her role at Five Points Bank, Angelica has been at the forefront of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into her daily work. Recognizing the transformative power of AI, she actively seeks opportunities to stay updated with the latest developments in the field. Angelica has not only attended national conferences but has also actively participated in specialized training programs dedicated to the strategic application of AI in the financial and marketing sectors.

    Angelica is an alumna of Leadership Tomorrow class 34, where she continues to make a lasting impact. She currently serves on the Alumni/Marketing committee. Additionally, her dedication to leadership is showcased through her involvement in filming the Leaders Like Us series.

  • Jeffrey Olson
    Jeffrey Olson

    Jeffrey Olson is a Major Account Sales Representative at GIX Logistics. As an alum of North Platte High School, Jeffrey later went on to receive his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Upon graduation, Jeffrey started his sales career with GIX Logistics and has been with the company for the past nine years. Jeffrey has valued the chance to work for a company that consistently prioritizes and invests in the personal growth and development of its employees.

    In his spare time, Jeffrey owns a photography business that focuses primarily on couples and seniors. He enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as antiquing across the country and spending time walking outdoors.

  • Chelsey Jungck
    Chelsey Jungck

    Chelsey Jungck is a Certified Life Coach with a passion for helping others create the life of their dreams. This entails living intentionally, authentically, and with a focus on the future. While any topic is “coachable,” Chelsey loves to coach on mindset, personal and career transformation, crafting life balance, goal setting and future planning, decision making, and time management and productivity. These areas are the perfect recipe for redesigning your life.

    A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Chelsey obtained a Master’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, and Communication. She spent more than a decade in the Fair and Festival industry as an event planner and entertainment director. She received a Rising Star Award for her involvement in and contributions to the International Association of Fairs & Exposition and she graduated from “Fair School.” Certified Fair Executive is still one of her favorite designations.

    Chelsey is a Nebraska native who currently resides in Grand Island, NE with her husband, Ryan, and 4 lovable felines. She was a part of Leadership Tomorrow’s class 25 and was named a Grand Island Chamber of Commerce Top 35 under 35. Chelsey is a foodie who loves to try new restaurants and recipes at home. She is fueled by nature, hiking, traveling and attending events, concerts, and musicals. She is a self-described Experiencer!


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