Lone Star Leadership Academy Alumni
Jayson Kimberly - Lone Star Leadership Academy alumnus and two-year Lone Star Leadership Academy Alumni Council member
Jayson Kimberly, an 8th grader in Montgomery ISD, started his Leave it for the Pooch service project three years ago as a member of the Lone Star Leadership Academy Alumni Council. Over the course of three years he has raised over $4,200 to help animals in need and continuously collected donations for, and distributed donations to, rescue organizations and animal shelters through his Leave it for the Pooch Facebook page. This year, he's added a new twist that is allowing him to help animals across the United States and around the world! Check out this blog post to learn more about this amazing young leader and his inspiring and very creative service project!
Bradon L., 7th grader, 2nd year member
"I learned that being a leader isn't just helping, but also getting others to help you and keeping them focused on the task." Project: Helping Hand for Elders
"This program truly helped me to grow - not only as a leader, but also as a person. After completing three years of camp, I really feel qualified to go out and make a difference."
-Participant, Kingwood, TX
"It has been an amazing experience for me to take learning to the next level. I've been able to apply myself in a leadership role in my community."
-Participant, Houston, TX
"I gained numerous friendships, but mainly, it helped my confidence and increased my love of history and learning. This has helped prepare me for my career after college. "
-Participant, Plano, TX