Local 6th-grader chosen to attend young leadership conference - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Neighbors

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Local 6th-grader chosen to attend young leadership conference

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Sunday, September 25, 2011 3:00 pm

Alexander Lahr, a sixth-grader at Ahwatukee Foothills Prep, is one of 250 kids selected to attend the Annual Junior National Young Leaders conference Oct. 8-13 in Washington, D.C. He was nominated by his teacher, Sara Ruggeri, and has served as class president. The annual conference is an opportunity for high achieving middle school students to learn about leadership in the nation's Capitol. They spend a week attending a variety of workshops and visiting landmarks. As a participant in the conference, Lahr will be eligible to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Alumni Conference in Boston, the High School National Young Leaders Conference and the International Young Leaders Conference.

Lahr is the son of Nicole Lahr and Ryan Poland of Ahwatukee Foothills. In addition to his academic achievement, Lahr studies martial arts and piano.

More about

More about

  • Discuss


ahwatukee.com on Facebook


ahwatukee.com on Twitter


Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds


Uber Car

Ahwatukee Little League 11s win district title

Ahwatukee Little League Minors topped Chandler National North to win the District 13 title.

Despite excessive heat, some residents still active outside

By Jiahui Jia | Cronkite NewsFriday, June 24, 2016PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had...

prev next