In Their Own Words
“To me a leader is someone who is responsible does good when no one is looking. Leaders are people who take education serious. Leaders do the right thing. I am a leader because I am doing great in school and I listen to my parents. I want to be a good leader for my younger siblings”- Ramona Canizales, future physician
“A leader is a person who guides people in a positive way. I have learned this month that there are born leaders and leaders in progress. I consider myself a leader in progress because I have some things to learn about becoming a better leader.” –Ciera Brooks, future veterinarian
“Leadership is when a person leads either for good or bad. Taking leadership is a very important thing. A good leader is one who will not fall for everything a person does but will take control and try to do what is right.”- Valencia Kirk, future pediatrician
“Leadership, to me, means to follow your heart and lead by example and not let others influence you with negative peer pressure. I feel like I am a leader because I try to lead people in the right way and I know when to be serious. When I do something that is wrong, I try to go back and fix it and make it right.”- Craig Jackson, future entrepreneur
“A leader is a person who does what is right when others are doing wrong. A leader does whatever it takes to be successful. I am a leader because I try hard to do what is right when my friends are doing wrong and I work at making great grades.” – Labresha Pendgraft, future veterinarian
“I have learned that a leader is a person who can follow and lead others in the right direction. Leaders are those who do not allow minor distractions to interrupt their future. I consider myself a leader because my grades are outstanding, my attitude is normal and my conduct and behavior is incredible.”-Dameshia Bell, future fashion designer
“I think a leader is one who helps others and is different from everyone else. A leader is a person who leads by example. I am becoming a leader because when others around me are talking during class, I am staying focused.” –Jaquiondre Pannell, future computer technician
“A leader is a person who guides or directs a group of people and has the ability to lead and follow. I am becoming a good leader because I am following good leaders. I have to be a good listener too because I am taking instruction from other good leaders. I have all the qualities of being a great role model and leader one day.”- Anthony Peters, future architect.
“Leaders are people who have faith in themselves and follow the rules. Skipping a teacher’s class is not being a good leader and I think that when you choose to do the right things, that is what it means to be a leader.”- Courtney Sneed, future veterinarian.
“To me, leadership is when a person leads a group of people in a positive way. I can become a leader by not following negative people that will influence me to do bad things. I will find a group of positive students to help me become the best leader that I can be.”-Kortrijk Miles, future research scientist
“I think being a leader means that you can lead a group of people and have a negative or positive impact. Some of the qualities of a good leader are that they must be aggressive, be brave, have good character, be responsible and open minded. I am a leader because I try to leave a positive impact on people.”- Claudia Palacios, future FBI agent.
“To me, a leader is responsible at all times. He/She is honest and capable of helping others. Leadership is when you do the right thing and set a great example. I consider myself a leader because I try and set a great example for my friends and brother by doing all my homework and being responsible. I also push my friends in the right path so they can succeed in life too.