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Youth leadership

Students attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp this past weekend at Barton Community College’s Camp Aldrich Conference Center.  The RYLA program provides future leaders the opportunity to expand and hone their leadership and communication skills, while having fun and making friends.  Pictured are, first row, from left: Elizabeth Rhodes of Russell, Stephanie Langer of Great Bend, Kennya Ortiz  of Lyons and Mari Erb of Great Bend; second row: Brandon Rein of Abilene, Zach May of Oberlin, Anthony Walters of Hays, Jenna Schuckman of Hays, Ashley Ellenz of Beloit, Hannah Billinger of Ellinwood, Samantha Meitl of Dresden, Lena Wedel of Russell, Briana Ramos of Hays and Lara Zodrow of Oberlin; third row: Keana Keck of Colby, Leandra Silsby of Cawker City, Jennifer Nauert of Russell, Connor Birzer of Ellinwood, John Gengler of Beloit, Susanna Geiger of Abilene.