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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Class of 2019 Graduates

From left, front row: Simal Sami, Valley View High School; Najuk Patel, Dunmore High School; Melony Mitchell, Western Wayne High School; Caitlin Pagnotti, West Scranton High School; Nina Sampogne, Abington Heights High School; Fione Evans, Scranton High School; Meredith Santiago, Scranton High School; Jenna Patel, Abington Heights High School; Abby Dalton, Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School; Kylie Loughney, Abington Heights High School; Alyssa Iovacchini, Western Wayne High School; and Rachel Saxton, Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School. Middle row: Mariana Leo, Dunmore High School; Danyelle Tech, Dunmore High School; Angelina Bellucci, Dunmore High School; Abbie O’Brien, West Scranton High School; Mikenna Lee, Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School; Caroline Cadden, Holy Cross High School; Leslie O’Connor, Holy Cross High School; Ryan Turlip, Valley View High School; Makenna Thorpe, Abington Heights High School; and Sydney Peet, Western Wayne High School. Back row: Colin Gilmartin, North Pocono High School; Dylan Howanitz, Valley View High School; Isaac Vierling, Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School; Collin Kneiss, Riverside Jr/Sr High School; Lydia McConlogue, Scranton High School; Jakob Quanbeck, Abington Heights High School; Dan Cummins, Abington Heights High School; and Nick Tomassoni, Valley View High School. Abygale Bergamino, Old Forge High School; Emma Dwyer, Western Wayne High School; Brendan Fitzsimmons, Western Wayne High School; and Taylor Seprosky, Valley View High School, also participated in this year’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program.

The Leadership Lackawanna teen program, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, recently met at Lackawanna College in Scranton, for their Graduation Recognition Ceremony.

Leadership Lackawanna’s seven-month Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program develops the leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills of high school juniors and provides real-world experiences in the areas of philanthropy, non-profit organizations and community service.  In addition to the skills learned and topics explored, the opportunities and challenges of northeastern Pennsylvania were discussed as participants networked with community leaders and other high school students. Sessions were held one full weekday each month.

The 2019 Tomorrow’s Leaders Today participants include:

Angelina Bellucci, Dunmore High School

Abygale Bergamino, Old Forge High School

Caroline Cadden, Holy Cross High School

Daniel E. Cummins Jr., Abington Heights High School

Abigail J. Dalton, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School

Emma Dwyer, Western Wayne High School

Fione Evans, Scranton High School

Brendan Fitzsimmons, Western Wayne High School

Colin Gilmartin, North Pocono High School

Dylan Howanitz, Valley View High School

Alyssa Iovacchini, Western Wayne High School

Collin Kneiss, Riverside Jr./Sr. High School

Mikenna Lee, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School

Mariana Leo, Dunmore High School

Kylie J. Loughney, Abington Heights High School

Lydia R. McConlogue, Scranton High School

Melony A. Mitchell, Western Wayne High School

Abbie O’Brien, West Scranton High School

Leslie O’Connor, Holy Cross High School

Caitlin Pagnotti, West Scranton High School

Jenna Patel, Abington Heights High School

Najuk A. Patel, Dunmore High School

Sydney R. Peet, Western Wayne High School

Jakob R. Quanbeck, Abington Heights High School

Simal Sami, Valley View High School

Nina S. Sampogne, Abington Heights High School

Meredith Santiago, Scranton High School

Rachel Saxton, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School

Taylor M. Seprosky, Valley View High School

Danyelle Tech, Dunmore High School

Makenna Thorpe, Abington Heights High School

Nicholas Tomassoni, Valley View High School

Ryan W. Turlip, Valley View High School

Isaac Vierling, Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School

 

Leadership Lackawanna’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Program accepts applications from sophomores who attend high school in Lackawanna County or in the Lackawanna Trail and Western Wayne school districts. Tomorrow’s Leaders Today began in 1997 under Skills in Scranton, an affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, and merged with Leadership Lackawanna in 2011.