Young Bahamian making waves…
PRWeb – September 8, 2014 – Melbourne, FL — Florida Air Academy, (F.A.A.), Central Florida’s premiere college-prep boarding and day school for boys and girls in grades 6-12, recently appointed Natasha Albury, a senior at F.A.A. and resident of Hope Town, Abaco, “Director of Operations” of the Florida Air Academy Wing Diamond — one of the top leadership position among F.A.A. students.
The announcement follows her completion of the F.A.A. Leadership School, an invitation-only program that brings together approximately 50 boys and girls from across the US and from overseas to attend leadership and communications classes, and compete for top positions for the coming school year. The week culminates with the announcement of more than 20 student leaders, including the top ranking positions within “The Wing Diamond”
Students invited to Leadership School at F.A.A. must be recommended by at least two faculty members and have high personal and academic standings. Students spend the week learning about the challenges of leadership and communications, and working through issues such as conflict resolution, core values, and developing people skills. Students are scored, reviewed, and interviewed for top roles within the school and the five primary leadership positions within the Wing Diamond.
Commenting on the program, F.A.A. Dean of Students, David Graham said, “It’s a major achievement to be chosen to attend Leadership School and to secure a position on the Wing Diamond is a huge honor. It carries a lot of responsibility within the school.” The Wing Diamond students must lead by example, consistently achieving and maintaining high standards. “It’s a heavy load,” he continued, “and not for everyone, but fantastic preparation for college or a future business career.”