its annual summer leadership institute June 5-10 at William Woods University. The institute is open to all students in
grades 7-12 from both public and private schools in Missouri, and each year
approximately 500 students from across the state of Missouri attend.
learning experience. Daily topics and breakout sessions include problem
solving, project planning, self-esteem, parliamentary procedure and meeting
skills, teambuilding, large and small group activities/projects.
students and their home councils improve their schools and communities.
campus Tuesday, June 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. Twenty-six booths will be
available for students in preschool to 6th grade. Booths
include face-painting, ring toss, milk jug throw, moon bounce and a basketball
shoot, to name a few. Drinks, popcorn and cotton candy will also be
available at no charge.
the camp director, the purpose of the annual carnival is two-fold. First,
it teaches campers the necessary steps in planning a project and seeing it to
completion. Second, it allows the students to do a community service
project for the children of the Fulton area.
Johnson said. “Part of our mission is to help Student Council leaders
learn the value of doing good deeds for their schools and communities.
True leadership is serving your fellow man.”
again this summer Special Olympics athletes will attend the MASC summer
leadership workshop to enhance their own leadership skills.
Olympics. Campers and others are encouraged to adopt a rubber duck for
$1. The ducks are then “raced” across WWU’s Senior Lake at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, with the help of the Fulton Fire
Olympics. Over the years, MASC
schools have raised more than $240,000 for Special Olympics and participated in
15,000 hours of volunteer activities.
the workshop headquarters inside the McNutt Campus Center before 2 p.m. the day
of the race.
to the other service projects, MASC this year will collect money to be sent to
Joplin, Mo., to assist in the recovery efforts.
students, teachers and others in education have asked how they can help rebuild
the schools and what can be done to prepare for next school year,” Johnson said.
joining the efforts of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education, MSHSAA, and the Missouri Secondary School Principals in “Missouri
Kids Helping Missouri Kids.”
collected will be donated to this fund to support Joplin Schools. Anyone
willing to donate can do so at McNutt Campus Center June 4-9, and MASC will see
that all money is delivered to Joplin at the conclusion of the leadership
workshop,” Johnson said.