Youth Leadership Harlingen Class XXII awarded for their servant leadership during graduation banquet

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April 18, 2017
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April 18, 2017
Youth Leadership Harlingen Class XXII awarded for their servant leadership during graduation banquet
HARLINGEN, Texas—Youth Leadership Harlingen Class XXII celebrated the completion of this year’s program during the 2017 Graduation Banquet on Wednesday, April 12.
The event took place at Jackson Square Events Center located at 301 E. Jackson Ave. in Downtown Harlingen.
Roughly 21 students in the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District were recognized for their completion of the program during the event.
Guest speakers included: Harlingen Chamber of Commerce Board Chairman, Michael Allex; Chamber President & CEO, Chris Gonzales; Habitat for Humanity of the RGV Director, Wayne Lowry and Owner of Leadership Empowerment Group LLC, Dr. Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa, PhD.
“It is important for the younger generations to get a glimpse of how our great city operates and how different industries in our area affect the overall growth in our region,” said Chamber President & CEO, Chris Gonzales.
Youth Leadership Harlingen is a program for students who want to further develop leadership skills and become more knowledgeable about the various elements that form a strong and dynamic community. Participants become more familiar with the Harlingen community’s needs and resources through a series of discussions and activities
“Everyone is a leader, and there is a need for better leadership,” said Dr. Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa. “We must constantly be working on developing our leadership skills.”
This year’s Youth Leadership Harlingen Class XXII sponsors include Harlingen Medical Center, Marine Military Academy, Burke Children’s Dentistry, Harlingen Family Dentistry and the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District.
For more information about Youth Leadership Harlingen, contact the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce at (956) 423-5440 or visit their website at

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