City leaders speak to youth about leadership

Lenihan's RICOCHET students hold a leadership panel Thursday, asking questions of community leaders.

Lenihan’s RICOCHET students hold a leadership panel Thursday, asking questions of community leaders.

Community leaders answered questions for a room full of young leaders Thursday at Lenihan Intermediate School.

Karn Gregoire, executive director of the Martha Ellen Tye Foundation, was one of eight city leaders who spoke to 50 fifth and sixth grade students in Ricochet, a student leadership group.

“I didn’t decide one day I wanted to become a leader,” Gregoire said. “Probably around your age I realized that it felt really good to get involved with something.”

Read the full story in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.

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