Students from Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks and Marion counties will participate in United Way Program to grow nonprofit knowledge and leadership skills

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2017 United Way Youth Leadership United Class has been selected. On January 7, the group of high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors gathered for the opening retreat to kick off the program. Youth Leadership United (YLU) is a leadership program that prepares high school students to understand the nonprofit system and how to serve on nonprofit boards and committees. This year, 29 high school students were selected to expand their community leadership potential and opportunities. The 2017 Class includes the following students:

Sahar Abdullah, Freshman at Eman Schools
Aiysha Amjad, Junior at Lawrence Central High School
Sarah-Coqueline Bentaieb, Freshman at International School of Indiana
Sarah Bryant, Junior at Hamilton Southeastern High School
Maria Chapelle, Freshman at Guerin Catholic High School
Sarah Chappell, Freshman at International School of Indiana
Jackson Davis, Sophomore at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory High School
Erin Doyle, Junior at Westfield High School
Julia Garrard, Junior at Lebanon High School
Hana Ghoneima, Junior at Hamilton Sountheastern High School
Adyson Gregory, Sophomore at Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School
Rylan Herald, Freshman at Lebanon High School
Todd Hunt Jr., Freshman at Roncalli High School
Ajay Jani, Freshman at Ben Davis High School
Kayla Johnson, Sophomore North Central High School
Satvik Kumar, Sophomore at Carmel High School
Adeel Masharib, Junior at Lawrence North High School
Kyle Morical, Freshman at Zionsville Community High School
Scott Morical, Freshman at Zionsville Community High School
Margaret Pebworth, Sophomore at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Lindsay Porter, Sophomore at Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School
Alyna Sell, Freshman at Lebanon High School
Jordan Snow, Freshman at Park Tudor School
Emma Swain, Sophomore at Hamilton Southeastern High School
Rahil Thanawala, Freshman at Hamilton Southeastern High School
Logan Wallace, Sophomore at Lebanon High School
Ronasiah Williams, Freshman at Perry Meridian High School
Raiha Zainab, Sophomore at Carmel High School


About United Way of Central Indiana: United Way of Central Indiana fights for the education, financial stability, health and basic needs of all people in central Indiana by creating, managing and investing resources in sustainable solutions to the most stubborn barriers to self-sufficiency. United Way invites all members of our community to LIVE UNITED by giving, advocating and volunteering to improve lives in Central Indiana. Visit uwci.org/about to learn more.


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