Istation CEO, Richard Collins, recently sat down with Lauren Jackson, one of the student leaders from the Texas Leadership Forum, who attended Conrad High School in Dallas, Texas. Lauren was the captain of the varsity track and cheerleading teams, a member of the National Honor Society, a member of DECA, and more. They discussed how TLF helped her speak up and break out of her shell, how she learned about her opportunities, and the importance of mentorship. Lauren is now attending Louisiana State University where she studies nursing in preparation to become a pediatric nurse.
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Istation CEO, Richard Collins, interviews the influential student leaders of the Texas Leadership Forum. He sat down with Claire Fagin from W.T. White High School here in Dallas, Texas. Claire is a member of the National Honor Society, a STARS Just Say YES mentor, a competitive all-district pole vaulter, and more. She is attending Pepperdine University and hopes to teach in Argentina when she graduates. They discussed how inspired she was by her coaches and how making connections and reaching out is important for both friends and business relationships.
On Sunday, February 9, local business professionals offered their advice and counsel to TLF students. After a panel discussion, the students had the opportunity to meet these business leaders and ask questions. Thank you to Byron Sanders, Dallas Education Foundation; Calvert Collins, Fox 4; Jay Fox, Baylor Medical Center; Diana Aguirre, Big Brothers Big Sisters; Christina Smith, Dallas Police Department; Bill Lowrey, Istation; and Ashley Pitts, George W. Bush Presidential Center for making this panel discussion a great success.