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Pearl S. Buck leadership program seeks high school applicants


Applications are now being accepted for the Pearl S. Buck International Global Leadership Program Fall Session, which will begin Sunday, Oct. 13, and then run consecutive Tuesdays Oct. 15 to Dec. 10.

The Global Leadership Program, for students from grades nine through 11, is designed to help young adults become better students, college applicants and global citizens. Students build relationships and learn vital skills such as team communication, cultural awareness, creativity, community service, leadership, goal setting and decision making in a group setting with teens from multiple high schools and differing backgrounds.

Student and parent orientation is 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 and will be held in the Cultural Center at Pearl S. Buck International, 520 Dublin Road, Hilltown. Classes will begin Sunday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and then run Tuesdays, Oct. 15 to Dec. 10 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

All classes will be held on the Pearl S. Buck International grounds. The program is made possible by funding from Comcast.

Students can find information and apply at The deadline for applications for the fall session is Friday, Sept. 20. Class size is limited, so register today.