Guthrie High School counselor Kristi Blakemore took a group of freshmen to the University of Central Oklahoma Leadership Academy with two students earning scholarship money.
On Monday, students Trista LeGrande, Lexi Hastings, Bailee Giddens, back row left: Jesse Matthews, Zoey Ireland and Jacob Ventris made the trip to Edmond.
Hastings and Matthews both brought home a $500 scholarship to UCO while LeGrande earned her a $1000 scholarship to the university.
The UCOLA is a progressive program that strives to further develop already-developing high school students to become competent leaders. The UCOLA accomplishes this by providing four first-rate training experiences that will allow each Academy participant to develop and enhance their own leadership abilities throughout the experience.
Some of the break out classes included: goal setting, leadership and communication, team building and transition and trust.