Applications Open for Four Star Leadership With General Tommy Franks
For Immediate Release: March 15, 2023 Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks is accepting applications and nominations for its world-class leadership program for high school students. The program provides leadership training and skill development as well as scholarship opportunities. Applications are due May 3, and can be found online at FourStarLeader.com.
Four Star Leadership will be held July 9-14 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 must be current high school freshmen, sophomores or juniors to apply.
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 including elected officials, dignitaries and Olympic-level athletes as well as travel to several impactful destinations 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 who will be tomorrow’s leaders,” said Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.). “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 leadership principles as outlined by Gen. 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 are being accepted now through May 3. 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. Since 2008, Four Star Leadership has welcomed more than 841 U.S. high school students from 46 different states and 57 international students. For more information visit FourStarLeader.com or call (580) 726-5900.
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