DC Chamber Foundation Announces Youth Leadership Douglas Mentor Program Participants
Douglasville, GA (October 26, 2020) – The Douglas County Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce the participants of the 2020 Youth Leadership Douglas (YLD) Mentor Program. The YLD Mentor Program provides the opportunity for students that complete YLD during their junior year to expand their network and gain additional skills the first half of their senior year.
The YLD Mentor program connects ambitious high school seniors with seasoned business leaders to support their career aspirations and personal development. Throughout this experience, participants and their mentor are required to meet independently three times during the three-month program in addition to group meetings. The content of the meetings are determined by each pair as they set goals at the beginning of the program.
Participant Hannah Jackson stated about her mentor after starting the program, “Ms. Heather has been helpful in coming up with activities that align with what I want to do career-wise. Her advice is helping me find a clearer path.”
This year’s participants are:
- Maddie Broome, Alexander High School, and mentor, Rebekah Middlebrooks, Caring with Miracle Hands Home Care
- Rhyan Brown, Alexander High School, and mentor, Taylor Carnley, Stallings Insurance Agency
- Aubrey Campbell-Bertocchi, Alexander High School, and mentor Katie Arfanakis, Harvester Christian Academy
- Reese Chatman, Veritas Classical School, and mentor, David Wilson, The Wilson Firm, LLC
- Jaden Cobb, Douglas County High School, and mentor, David Good, consultant for Douglas County Government
- Camryn Curtis, Alexander High School, and mentor Claudine Miles, We Restore More
- Miles Harley, Chapel Hill High School, and mentor Draper Obermeyer, West Georgia Technical College
- Hannah Jackson, Chapel Hill High School, and mentor, Heather Petero, Heather Petero Studios
- Josh Murray, Alexander High School, and mentor, Brian Wright, Ambassador
- Sarah Roberson, Harvester Christian Academy, and mentor, Cheryl Francis, The Heart Matters Wellness Services, LLC
- Victoria Toups, Harvester Christian Academy, and mentor, Sarah President, Medicas Medical Clinic
- Carmen Wilson, Harvester Christian Academy, and mentor, Emily Hardaway, City of Douglasville
Students participating in the 2020-2021 Youth Leadership Douglas program will be eligible to apply for the Mentor Program in July 2021. Current high school sophomores will be eligible to apply for the 2021-2022 Youth Leadership Douglas program in January 2021. For more information about the Youth Leadership Douglas or YLD Mentor Programs, please contact Ruby Byers at 770.942.5022 or visit www.douglascountygeorgia.com/leadership.