Taron Butler, a student at Continental Middle School, will travel to Washington D.C to participate in a People to People World Leadership Forum. Butler, along with fellow students from around the world, will take part in exploring the nations capital by visiting numerous destinations within our nations capitol. Destinations include the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum, the White house, Arlington National Cemetery, and exploring many of the cities monuments.
Throughout the course of the program in Washington D.C., Butler will learn about leadership and how iconic leaders throughout history have handled world events. Various hands-on activities, relevant professional speakers, small-group workshops, and visits to significant memorials, museums, and monuments will provide Butler with insights on the importance and essential need for informed and inspired world leaders.
“I am most excited about meeting people from around the world and visiting the National Air and Space Museum,” says Butler.
The People to People World Leadership Forum offers students a unique blend of specialized educational, leadership, and cultural exposure through a variety of programs, as well as an itinerary filled with the highlights of the hosting community. While in Washington D.C., Butler will have the opportunity to create lifelong memories and form lasting friendships with other Leadership Ambassadors from around the world.
Participants in People to People World Leadership Forums often experience life-changing shifts in their attitudes toward personal responsibility, global leadership, and cultural diversity, returning home with enhanced leadership skills and self-confidence.