Youth Leadership Hall Class 2017-2018

The Greater Hall Chamber announces the 12th class of Youth Leadership Hall (YLH) and the largest class yet with 79 students. Initiated in 2005, the program now has some 718 student graduates.

A program for high school juniors and seniors, YLH seeks to provide an investment in the community’s future leadership by fostering interest in the community and inspiring students to become the leaders of tomorrow.

The program begins with a kick-off program at the Gainesville Civic Center in August with educators, principals, superintendents, volunteers and parents. Students will participate in monthly programs on topics such as the judicial system, healthcare, servant leadership, and economic development. Students must have a satisfactory academic standing and be nominated by a teacher, administrator, coach, or extracurricular activity director.

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Class:

Chestatee High School
Will Cantrell
Madison Cottrell
Grace Fawcett
Enoc Flores
Dahlia Glavez
Kate Henderson
Owen Ozaki
Elifelet Sanchez
Kristen Wedegis
Maddie Woodard

East Hall High School
Justin Berry
Isabella Gray
Kory Harris
Johan Rodriquez
Jasmin Ruiz
Savannah Thellman
Kristy Ward
Tucker Williamson

Flowery Branch High
Aubrey Desmet
Nick Harkins
Michelle Jiang
Shay Kokoshcke
Bailee Lindeborg
Savannah Lunt
Kathrin Merritt
Lexie Sengkahammee
Sydney Short

Gainesville High School
Sara Azpeitia
Mary Nelson Bell
Catie Cook
Daniel Costantini
Tricia Cumiskey
Natasha Enriquez
Anita Medepalli
Kingsley Owusu Otoo
Spencer Sumner
Ali Waggoner
AD Winston

Johnson High School
Samuel Dempsey
Sabrina Dumanowsky
Suheyla Kipcakli
Moses Lopez
Ana Luna
Samantha Summerville
Grace VanHooser
Grace Woodward

Lakeview Academy
Mona Abboud
Alec Bornhorst
Drew Cottrell
Thomas Gay
Sarah Morters
JD Roark
Oliver Whitehead

Lanier Christian Academy
Jessica Panter
Lanie Robertson

North Hall High School
Clay Baker
Rebecca Bowen
Ben Boyd
Emily Britt
Carrie Garruth
Dylan Hughes
Dawson Hulsey
Lena Strickland
Karlee Taunton
Sawyer Williams

Riverside Military Academy
Matt Adams
David Brizzi
Garrett Dalley
Armand Johnson
Runyi Wang
Christian Welsh

West Hall High School
Helen Alejo
Anna Grace Brock
Devin Cantel
Cory Davis
Anna Pettit
Soledad Santana
Gloria Urrego
Hannah Wetzel

For more information on Youth Leadership Hall or Leadership Hall County, contact Andi Harmon, Chamber Vice President of Education, 770-532-6206 or email: