Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer will be hosting a youth leadership conference for high school juniors in the 7th Congressional District on April 5, 2016.  The first annual 7th Congressional District Youth Leadership and Entrepreneurial Conference provides two juniors from each high school an opportunity to meet with entrepreneurial leaders, discuss ways to achieve entrepreneurial success and develop the necessary personal and professional skills to achieve goals.

This conference is being conducted in coordination with the General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center at NC State University as well as participation by the UNC Wilmington Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  There will be a lineup of speakers and engaging activities focused on values-based leadership and the personal traits and qualities that lead to lasting success.

Every high school in the 7th District was asked to participate in the first annual 7th Congressional District Youth Leadership and Entrepreneurship Conference.  The method and criteria used for selection of these students was up to each respective school.



WHAT:  Congressman David Rouzer hosts NC-07 Youth Leadership and Entrepreneurial Conference.

WHO:  Selected juniors from each high school in the 7th District and members of the press are invited to attend.

WHERE:  Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center, 414 Warsaw Rd., Clinton, NC  28328, in Prestage Hall, Salons A and B (on the side of the building away from McDonald’s Restaurant.

WHEN:  April 5, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Members wishing to attend and speak with Congressman Rouzer during the event are asked to email Danielle Adams (Danielle.adams@mail.house.gov) to coordinate details.