Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks Accepting Applications for Summer Program
For Immediate Release: March 10, 2021
Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks is accepting applications and nominations for its world-class leadership program that provides selected students with leadership skills for their future endeavors as well as the opportunity to earn scholarships and meet influential leaders of today. Students must be current high school freshmen, sophomores or juniors to apply.
The program will be held July 11-15 in Oklahoma for 70 of the top-performing high school students from around the world. This opportunity is valued at more than $4,000 per student and is offered at no cost to selected students, including expenses, travel and programming.
Students will be housed on the campus of Oklahoma Christian University in Edmond, Oklahoma, where they will meet and engage with national and international leaders of all types including elected officials, dignitaries and championship-level athletes as well as travel to several halls of leadership during the week. In addition, students will be confronted with practical leadership and ethical scenarios and then challenged to address them individually in a persuasive speech and writing competition as well as collaboratively in an ethics bowl competition.
“Four Star Leadership is a one-of-a-kind program focusing on the development of today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders,” said General Tommy Franks. “The program provides selected high school students invaluable leadership lessons through team-building exercises, spontaneous problem solving and coaching in persuasive speaking and writing.”
Program curriculum is designed around the four core principles of the four stars of leadership as outlined by General Tommy Franks: character, common vision, communication and caring. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn more than $30,000 in scholarships, learn life-changing concepts and skills and receive endorsements and recommendations to future positions of leadership.
Applications and nominations for Four Star Leadership 2021 are being accepted now through April 19. School advisors, coaches, scouting leaders and directors of youth programs are encouraged to nominate young leaders in their organization. For more information on the program, to nominate a student or to apply, visit FourStarLeader.com. Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks is a world-class leadership program developed as a partnership between the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum and Oklahoma Christian University. Four Star Leadership offers 70 top high school students invaluable leadership experience through an exciting and challenging curriculum at no cost to students. Since 2008, Four Star Leadership has welcomed more than 700 U.S. high school students from 48 different states and 49 international students. For more information on Four Star Leadership visit FourStarLeader.com or call (580) 726-5900.
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