The latest Cherokee Leadership class officially kicked off their year with a special Discovery Day (where they met local musician / speaker Chad Steed) at the Chamber of Commerce office on the Gadsden State Cherokee campus.
Juniors from each of the five public high schools located in the county are selected to participate. The program is designed to prepare and develop leadership resources throughout the county. This select group is made up of emerging young leaders from across the region, who will receive an intense vision of civic and government leadership through direct contact with a wide range of institutions that help keep Cherokee County solvent and move forward. ‘before. Youth Leadership Cherokee is a program of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce with Joy Perry as director.
After the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly breakfast on Thursday, it was time for students to spend the day learning about tourism in the area; they first visited Orbix Hot Glass, to participate in the âBlow your own Holiday Ornamentâ event which is hosted annually by Cal Breed and the staff.
Next, the class had lunch at Woody’s Family Steakhouse – from there to Little River Canyon and the JSU Center, for an entertaining and educational tour with Anna Lindsey, Beth Sewell, and Superintendent Steve Black.
2021/2022 Supporting Sponsors:
AL Shumaker Lawyer,
Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce,
Cherokee County Commission, Cherokee County IDA
Gadsden State Community College
People’s Bank of Alabama, State Farm Insurance
Alabama Teacher’s Credit Union, Buttram, Hawkins, Hopper, LLC,
Cherokee County Board of Education, Cherokee County Health and Rehabilitation,
Cherokee Electric Cooperative, First State Bank of the South,
Floyd Cherokee Medical Center
Product KTH Leesburg, The Colbert Firm
YOUNG LEADERSHIP CHEROKEE 2021-2022 CLASS XIV
CEDAR BLUFF SCHOOL
Alexander Lavon Leek
CHEROKEE CO SECONDARY SCHOOL
GAYLESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Natalie Nichole Leonard
SAND ROCK SCHOOL
SPRING GARDEN SCHOOL