Shrewsbury’s young leaders

Sixth form students from Shrewsbury High School were put through their paces by leaders from all walks of life at an Apprentice-style event. Olympic hockey gold medal winner and former team captain Kate Richardson-Walsh was among those on hand to inspire students taking part in the annual young leaders’ conference, which aims to give students experience of real-life situations and prepare them for future challenges.

Kate spoke with students and offered top tips on leading successful teams. British Army officers then led a series of team-building exercises before students were split into groups and given 36 hours to create a digital fundraising and awareness campaign for a charity.

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Festivals organiser takes the lead

Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company Shropshire Festivals, has been appointed chairwoman of the Shropshire Business Board, taking over from Paul Bennett. Beth

Beth’s business is blooming

A new Shropshire business is blooming – despite being set up during the pandemic. Beth Childs, of Much Wenlock, launched Pheasant Field Flowers after being

Broseley Festival called off again

Broseley Festival has been cancelled for the second year running because of the pandemic. The award-winning team that organises one of Shropshire’s most popular community

Designing a greener future

A firm of Shropshire architects has designed a plan for growth in 2021, unveiling a new environmental pledge. Base Architecture will plant a tree for