Girl Power Word of the Week:



[noun]   a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task or goal

Using her leadership skills, Kendra was able to inspire her classmates to raise thousands of dollars and collect much-needed supplies for the local animal shelter.

Girl Power Day 2015

"Model This: Be Your Best YOU!" 

Sunday, October 11

12:00pm - 5:00pm


 “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are an excellent leader.



Dolly Parton, American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1946)



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