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A Leadership Lab for the Next Generation

July 24–30, 2016

Elevate 2016 is an annual leadership institute for outstanding high school juniors and seniors. Through personalized leadership coaching, seminars with world-class speakers, adventure-based learning, and a charge to take real-world action in response to social problems, Elevate participants will develop their leadership abilities in ways that will endure long after the week-long program’s close.

What does it involve?

Who is it for?

Students studyingElevate 2016 is for exceptionally talented high school students who seek to develop their leadership abilities in order to transform society for the common good.

Eligible candidates are rising high school juniors and seniors from secondary schools around the globe.

Why does it matter?

Elevate 2016 offers a wealth of leadership development opportunities that enhance the unique strengths of individual students as they work alongside a diverse cohort of high-caliber peers. Such exposure helps prepare participants for future college careers and professional lives. Plus, each attendee will double their investment by receiving a $2,000 merit scholarship to Gordon College.

D. Michael Lindsay
“A well-designed program produces leaders who are capable of leading an organization by thinking about and understanding broader issues.”
D. Michael Lindsay, Gordon College president