Editor’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series profiling the 2017 Leadership Greater Ardmore Class.
Question: What do you hope to learn, or accomplish, while participating in Greater Leadership Ardmore class?
Answer: “In addition to meeting a lot of great people, I hope to learn more about this new city, that I now call “home.” I want to become part of the fabric that makes Ardmore stand out as a city of success. I would like to encourage the young people of our community that leadership begins with them, and hope that they gain a desire and interest in city, state and national government.”
Q: Are there any areas of leadership that interest you more than others?
A: “I am interested in local, city and state government as it relates to crime and criminal justice. I am very much aware of the statistics of our area and would like to know the details associated with those statistics. I want to know what is being done and what can be done for improvement.”
Q: What community organizations are you currently involved in?
• Restoring Lives
• Early Childhood Advisory Council
• Ardmore Thunder Jam
• Simply Divine Dance Company
• Partners in Education
• Ardmore Beautification Council
• United Way Allocations Committee
• Bryan County Garden Committee
• Tishomingo Development Team
• Concerned Citizens Group
• Hilltop Equine Therapy
• Ardmore Community Academy”
Q: What aspect of Leadership Ardmore are you most excited about?
A: “I am excited about how this group will help me, help others to improve our leadership abilities. I am very much aware that in order to be a good leader, that I must first learn to follow. Therefore, I am sitting like a child on the first day of school, excited and eager to learn.”