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Student Athletes attend leadership seminar

Several Meyersdale Area High School seniors were selected to attend a Pennsylvania Student Leadership Seminars in late October at Richland High School. This leadership seminar was hosted by the  Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association Foundation and the Forst Family Foundation. The “High School Sports Leaders” Student Leadership Seminar was presented by Craig Hillier (far right). Hillier is the CEO of A Winning Edge and speaks nationally with the focus on student leadership training.  Hillier addressed being a leader both on the athletic field and off the field.  He is a highly sought after speaker and used multiple presentation and interactive strategies to engage students .  Each student attending received Hillier’s book on student leadership. Students were invited to attend by recommendation of the Athletic Director, Craig Gindlesperger;  and High School Principal John Wiltrout. The following were in attendance: Samantha Schrock, Lindsey Roberston, Devin Kretchman and Riley Whitfield.