Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

Category ELI

 
18
Jul
2018

ELI – Day Three

Day three of our Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute! Our students began their day by practicing their business pitches. After lunch, students learned a little dancing! Our ELI Scholars did a bit of ballroom and jazz dancing with Ann Despain. After more work on their business plans, ELI Scholars got to enjoy at etiquette dinner. They learned about […]

 
18
Jul
2018

ELI – Day Two

Day two of our Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute! Students began their day with a 3D printing presentation from experts at Somerset Community College. ELI students also got the chance to speak with four entrepreneurs in the Somerset, Kentucky, area. As a part of the entrepreneurship panel, students were able to ask questions and ask for advice. Students […]

 
17
Jul
2018

ELI – Day One

Day one of our Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute! Ninth, tenth and eleventh-grade students are spending five days at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Kentucky. When students arrived at The Center for Rural Development, they participated in getting-to-know-you activities and games to get to know their fellow ELI Scholars better. Thank you to Zaxby’s of Somerset for donating […]

 
13
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars – July 2018 – Day Five

Day five of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our Scholars began their day with more time learning about engineering, healthcare, and civic engagement. In their engineering major, Scholars studied mechanical engineering. They built LEGO robots with small engines and raced them. In their healthcare major, Scholars traveled to the Lake Cumberland Regional […]

 
12
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars – July 2018 – Day Four

Day four of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! This morning, our Scholars got the chance to hear from Natalie Vickous, the Director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership at Lindsey Wilson College. She spoke to the students about becoming leaders on their college campus, and the Bonner Scholars Program at Lindsey Wilson […]

 
11
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars – July 2018 – Day Three

Day three of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our scholars began their day by participating in an Entrepreneurship Training Session with Dr. Peter Hackbert of Berea College and his students in his Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program. They were taught about a wide variety of topics related to business and entrepreneurship. Some […]

 
10
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars – July 2018 – Day Two

Day two of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our scholars began their day by discussing community service. After they return home from Lindsey Wilson College, each Rogers Scholar completes a community service project in their own home area. Scholars discussed the projects they plan to implement when they return home. Scholars heard […]

 
09
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars – July 2018 – Day One

Day one of our second Rogers Scholars camp of the summer! Rising eleventh-grade students are spending five days on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky. Scholars and parents were welcomed to Lindsey Wilson College by The Center for Rural Development Staff and administrators of Lindsey Wilson College. Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO […]

 
06
Jul
2018

Rogers Explorers at Morehead University July 22-24

Dear Explorer: The time is fast approaching when you will be joining us on the campus of Morehead State University, and we are very excited as that date nears! This packet of information is designed to provide you with all the information you need in order to be prepared for your time with us. Arrival/Lodging: […]

 
02
Jul
2018

ELI at The Center for Rural Development July 16-20, 2018

Dear ELI Participant: As summer vacation is underway, I hope you are looking forward to your participation in the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) program! The time is fast approaching when you will be joining us in Somerset, and we are very excited as that date nears. This packet of information is designed to provide you […]

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