RYLARotary Youth Leadership Awards (Rotary International)
RYLARotary Youth Leadership Assembly (Rotary International)
RYLARoswell Youth Lacrosse Association (Roswell, GA)
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His Highness added that the RYLA award is a very welcome initiative, and highlighted the impressive potential of each of the participants in the programme.
During the event, Shaikha Hind bint Salman Al Khalifa, President of the Bahraini Businesswomen and Professionals Club gave an address which highlighted the important role that the government and private sector play in supporting SMEs and pioneering initiatives such as the RYLA to prepare Bahrain's youth to enter the labour market.
RYLAs are held in most districts of the Rotary world and usually consist of a residential course with physical activities, strategic team games and interactive lectures.
Speeches were also given by Mr Julian-Clarke Jerviouse, President of the Rotary Club, Mr Khalil Sharif, former Governor of District 2452, and Mr Douri Atassi, Chairman of the RYLA Committee.
The RYLA courses are aimed at people aged between 16 and 18 who have demonstrated leadership ability among their peer group.
Jean Coates, local committee chairperson, said the two will be among more than 100 area high school sophomores at the RYLA conference.
SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: Field hockey, Grades 9-12, captain; Yearbook, Grade 12; spring track, Grades 9-12, captain; winter track, Grades 11, 12; class secretary, Grades 9-12; National Honor Society, Grades 11, 12, president; Student Council, Grades 9-12; Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honors society, Grades 11, 12, treasurer; Leo's Club, Grades 10-12; basketball, Grades 9, 10; Opus Bono Historiea, Grade 12; RYLA, Grade 11; Girls State, 12; Americanism Youth Conference, Grade 12; Varsity Letterman's Club, Grades 9-12; tech prep, Grades 9-11.
The 15th Annual RYLA Conference will honor outstanding high school sophomores an opportunity to live, work and interact together in an atmosphere of friendly competition.