On Wednesday August 28th, 8th graders attended the SAIL Conference in Syracuse. SAIL standing for Students Accelerating into Leadership. Students from all 4 Otoe County schools attended as well as staff and some area organizations.
Students first heard from former Boys Town educator Kevin Kush on the keys to success in their lives. The students then attended 6 different sessions throughout the day. The sessions covered topics ranking from team building, goal setting, the dangers of JUULing, College Readiness, and Safe Dating Habits.
Students enjoyed getting to interact with students from other schools and meeting soldiers from the Nebraska National Guard. Several students were honored for their leadership during the day and many walked away with valuable knowledge.