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Omar Elementary School's Leadership Day student and area speakers.
Omar Elementary School's Leadership Day student and area speakers.
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OMAR — In celebration of incorporating Stephen Covey’s “Leader in Me” program, Omar Elementary recently hosted a Leadership Day for students, staff, and area representatives.


Students led an assembly featuring musical performances and a discussion on leadership with special guests.


Student speakers for the assembly included fourth-grade students Kyle Topeka, Chole Ward, Peyton Thompson, and Jordon Watkins.


Area representatives participating in the discussion included: Tim Reed, PA (Logan Pediatrics); Alysa Porter (EMT); Dana Bennett (EMT); Dan Vance (Omar Firefighter); Phyllis Doty, Superintendent (Logan County Schools); Phyllis Adkins (Logan County BOE); Morgan White (Country Singer); Trooper Randy Frye (WV State Trooper Association); Jennifer Frye (Flight Nurse): Erin Miller (WVOW Radio); and Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter.


Covey’s “Leader in Me” program encourages students to become leaders in their schools and communities through positive behavior that can make a difference.


Principal John Mullins believes the program is making a difference in Omar Elementary.


“As student leaders, Omar Elementary School students are developing into active, engaged partners in their own education. Their self-confidence, responsibility, and initiative are continually growing,” Mullins said.


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