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2013 LEADERS OF TOMORROW: Shelby Smiley

March 15, 2013

Shelby Smiley

Editor’s note: All three Whitley County high school principals were asked to nominate three students who they deemed up and coming leaders.
Each student was asked a series of questions and will be highlighted during the next week. A boy and girl will be selected by The Post & Mail as the overall Leaders of Tomorrow.

SOUTH WHITLEY — Shelby Smiley is a junior at Whitko High School.

Q: What activities are you involved in at school or within the community?
“I am involved in student council, SADD, SADD Officer Team, plays, musicals, Gospel Choir, Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy (KYLA), Science Academic Team and National Honor Society (NHS).”

Q: What groups or organizations have you volunteered with?
“Through KYLA I have completed over 10 hours raising over 100 towels. When I went down to HOBY Indiana at Butler University, I spent four hours wrapping Christmas boxes for kids, recording my voice reading children’s books for kids at Riley’s Hospital, and decorating bags for the Relay for Life Run. Personally, I have volunteered at the animal shelter. Through NHS, I have raked leaves for the community and have completed numerous volunteer hours with school activities. I have also volunteered in childcare for LEAP of Noble County which gives citizenship classes and teaches literacy skills.”

Q: In your opinion, what makes a good leader?
“A great leader...

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