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Rites of Passage Leadership Program

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Rites of Passage Leadership Program
In this program, students are recognized for developing valuable leadership skills. There are three phases, with each one requiring more commitment and greater understanding about what leadership means and how it is conveyed in one’s daily life.
Butterfly - We present you with this Leopard Stone that represents beauty and grace like wings of a butterfly as you are entering a stage of transformation and change
  • students must be Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors
  • have completed 1 summer session
  • have a minimum of 8 hours of community service
  • exhibit positive behavior during group, tutoring, and school meetings
  • have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and attend 80% of the program activities
Wolf - We present you this Tigers Eye stone that is beautiful and captivating as you are as a gentle teacher and gracious learner
  • students must be Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors
  • have completed at least 2 summer sessions
  • have a minimum of 25 hours of community service
  • exhibit excellent behavior during group, tutoring, and school meetings
  • have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and attend 80% of program activities
  • have written and submitted 1 article for the UB newsletter
  • have taken the PSAT
  • have completed 1 job shadowing experience
Mountain Lion - We present you this Hematite stone. It has magical qualities and a magnetic pull as leaders do. It may look light, but it carries a tremendous weight. You have proven yourself as positive leaders
  • students must be Juniors or Seniors
  • have completed at least 2 summer sessions
  • have a minimum of 50 hours of community service
  • have continually shown leadership ability within the UB group and have excellent behavior during group, tutoring, and school activities
  • have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and attend 80% of program activities
  • have written and submitted 2 articles for the UB newsletter
  • have taken the SAT before Holiday Break
  • have a completed a minimum of 3 job shadowing experiences
  • have given at least one presentation to the UB group on any topic approved by staff or have led and activity in UB
  • must complete at least 3 college applications before Spring Break of their Senior Year

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Butterfly Application

Wolf Application

Mountain Lion Application