Leader in Me program sets foundation for success at St. Stephens Elementary

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

Irvin Delacruz | John Bailey Photo

Sixth-grader Irvin Delacruz was all smiles Wednesday and then all business as St. Stephens Elementary’s student council president greeted community guests to the school over the intercom.

He welcomed and thanked everyone for visiting his school during the 2017 Leadership Day. He then invited visitors to stop by classes to observe his fellow students and to not be afraid to ask questions.

It’s that kind of confidence all the students at St. Stephens Elementary have acquired since the Leader in Me program was introduced four years ago, and it will be the foundation of the school’s success as it begins its restart program.

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