Catawba County Leadership Academy aims to increase literacy, recreation

By Michael Praats, Hickory Daily Record

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Members of the Catawba County Leadership Academy are hard at work to complete their project for this year’s members – the development of LITeracy Trails at each Catawba County Park.

The Catawba County Leadership Academy is a year-long program for select Catawba County employees, Jenny Gerami-Markham said, who is the librarian at Sherrills Ford Library and a member of the leadership academy.

To participate in the leadership academy, employees must undergo an application process, submit letters of recommendation, agree to attend all required meetings and complete a project that results in a lasting impact on Catawba County, she said.

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