24 Local Students Selected for Leadership Brentwood Class

Williamson Inc Leadership Brentwood

Twenty-four outstanding sophomores and juniors from six area high schools have been selected to participate in the Williamson, Inc. Youth Leadership Brentwood (YLB) Class of 2018. During a five-month period, these student leaders will take an intensive look at the Brentwood community, hone their leadership skills and meet one-on-one with adult community leaders in various business sectors. The 2018 class members are:

Namrah Ajmal, Brentwood High School
Laura Asmussen, Ravenwood High School
Elise Bain, Franklin Road Academy
Melina Bielski, Ravenwood High School
John Boshers, Brentwood High School
Sona Davis, Ravenwood High School
Andrea Huang, Ravenwood High School
Hannah Lee Keller, Ravenwood High School
Jeremy McConnell, Ravenwood High School
Duncan Novak, Ravenwood High School
Andrew Neuhaus, Nolensville High School
Adriel Nuta, Ravenwood High School
Paxton Perry, Brentwood Academy
Jackson Phillips, Brentwood Academy
Matthew Porter, Brentwood Academy
Anu Raju, Ravenwood High School
Sarah Reidy, Ravenwood High School
Yaseen Sharara, Ravenwood High School
Lauren Shepard, Ravenwood High School
Hyungtaek Shin, Ravenwood High School
Samantha Stocker, Father Ryan High School
Wade Williams, Brentwood Academy
Georgia Winkler, Brentwood High School
Jennifer Wooten, Brentwood Academy

The mission of Youth Leadership Brentwood is to provide students a hands-on exploration of many different aspects of Brentwood and the surrounding communities, including local history and government, while simultaneously fostering their leadership skills. The Class of 2018 program opened in October with a reception and retreat that included a historical tour of Brentwood and team-building exercises. Other themed-program days include Government Day in November, Business Day in December and Quality of Life Day in January 2018. The program will conclude with a retreat and graduation in February 2018.

Program sponsors include City Catering; H. G. Hill Realty Co; Hytch; First Tennessee; Republic Bank; Uncle Classic Barbershop; WSP USA; Leadership Brentwood Alumni; and parents of YLB alumni.

Leadership Brentwood is an educational and leadership program of the Williamson Inc. Chamber of Commerce and the Williamson County Chamber Foundation.