EMERGING HIGH SCHOOL LEADERS TO HOST PHOENIX COUNCILMAN
Students Studying the “Power and Drama” of Government will Listen, Debate and Learn with District 5 Council Member Daniel Valenzuela
PHOENIX – Students at an innovative west Phoenix college-prep high school will have the chance to discuss policy and talk politics directly with the man who represents them, District 5 Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela.
Student members of Junior State of America at Glenview College Prep High School, along with their faculty advisor Ms. Lauren Fieman, invited the councilman to speak with them about his personal history, his work in the community and his current responsibilities as a councilman. Members of the media are also invited to attend.
“These students have developed an intense desire to know more about the world they live in, with a particular focus on how government works,” said Glenview school leader Giles Glithero. “They have some strong opinions and they are beyond excited at the opportunity to share those with Councilman Valenzuela.”
DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
TIME: 2:15 p.m.
LOCATION: Glenview College Prep High School
YOU WILL SEE: Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela discussing issues with high school students, members of Junior State of America
Glenview College Prep is a part of The Leona Group, and is a tuition-free, public charter high school with a singular core focus: to graduate students who are fully prepared – intellectually and socially – to study, compete and succeed at colleges and universities here in Arizona and across the nation.
Daniel Valenzuela took office as a member of the Phoenix City Council in January 2012. He represents District 5, which includes central and western parts of the city. Councilman Valenzuela has devoted his life to public service, working as a firefighter and as a leader in the national first responder community.
Junior State of America is a nationwide organization aimed at helping students develop their capacity for leadership. Through JSA, students practice skills in critical thinking, advocacy and the public good. JSA members study and debate local, national and global issues, laying a foundation for lifelong involvement in public leadership.
For more information about GCP and Councilman Valenzuela’s visit, please contact school leader Giles Glithero at (602) 841-1221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Leona Group is among the nation's pioneers of education reform. Leona formed in 1996 to provide quality school choices to families, primarily in urban areas. Now in its 16th year of operation, The Leona Group has grown to offer a wide variety of quality school choices; comprehensive school management services; and rewarding careers for world-class educators. The Leona Group operates schools in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
GCP is a tuition-FREE public charter high school offering a college prep, student centered, academic environment for the surrounding communities. ENROLL NOW for the coming block (Four blocks to start)