Students Build Firm Foundation at GT Leadership Summit

This year, students in the Gifted and Talented Program at Frenship ISD are embarking on a year-long study of structures. From the Eiffel Tower to the Golden Gate Bridge, students are exploring all aspects of architecture and its physical and cultural importance.

Fifth graders in the GT program have the opportunity to participate in the annual GT Leadership Summit. The summit designed to give students focused leadership training to help them understand various aspects of leadership and learn more about this year’s focus area with structure-themed activities.

The following professionals, departments, volunteers and community members assisted in this year’s GT Leadership Summit:

Todd Wyrick: Professional Leadership Trainer (Bullring Leadership Activity)

Gloria Gonzales & CiCi Nunez: Texas Tech College of Human Sciences Center for Adolescent Resiliency (Leadership Styles with Lion King)

Brandon Autrey: Frenship Board of Trustees Member & AMD Engineering (Structures in the Tiger Pit)

FHS Construction Students: Hands on with Structures (Building a Bug House)

De’Lilah Holder: STEM Program Manager Whitacre College of Engineering (Engineering Structures)

“Frenship is thankful for the time and efforts of our students, teachers, volunteers and community members that make the GT Summit possible,” said Keith Patrick, Frenship Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

See pictures from the all-day event below: