High School Leadership Conference: February 12-13, 2018

High School Leadership Conference (HSLC) is a two-day event hosted by qualified Auburn University students for high school students in Alabama and surrounding states. The purpose of this conference is to give high school students the tools they need to become successful leaders in both their schools and communities. We accomplish this mission through breakout sessions, guest speakers, service learning as well as team building exercises that are designed to develop each students' character and challenge their leadership abilities. Our goal is for students to leave more confident in their leadership skills and for students to use these skills to make their school and community a better place.

Student Conference fees include: 3 meals, HSLC T-Shirt, all conference materials and teambuilding initiatives.

  • Student (9th – 12th grade): $125.00

Advisor Conference fees include: 3 meals and all conference materials.

  • Advisor (adult chaperone – school or other): $80.00
VENUE:

High School Leadership Conference will be held in Auburn University’s Student Center Ballroom both days. Students will also visit Auburn’s Student Activity Center on Monday night for an exciting evening activity!

MEALS:

Three meals will be provided throughout the conference. Dinner on Night 1 and Breakfast and Lunch on Day 2. All meals will take place in Auburn University’s Student Center.

HOUSING

No on-campus lodging will be provided to HSLC participants. It is the responsibility of each participant to arrange lodging throughout the duration of the conference. See our “Resources Tab” for hotel recommendations and discounts.

PARKING:

Parking for HSLC participants will be on the 4th floor of the Campus Green "Stadium" Parking Deck. Prior to the conference, a parking pass will be e-mailed to all participants.

2018 HSLC Executive Leadership Board:

  • President: Caleb Smith
  • VP of Student Programming: Meredith Seymour
  • VP of Advisor Programming: Noah Cotton
  • VP of Outreach: Sydnie Lundy
  • VP of Finance: Morgan Meyerholt
  • Head Conference Counselors: Joseph McGlawn & Tracy Moore
  • University Advisors: Amy Shugart & Erika Smith

Speakers

Reita Clanton will speak at High School Leadership Conference on February 13th. She is a former USA Olympian and currently USA Team Handball Coach.
Lieutenant General Mike Lundy will speak at High School Leadership Conference on February 13th. He is the commanding general for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center.
Mike Fuller will speak at High School Leadership Conference on February 12th. He is a former Auburn Tiger Defensive Back and played in the NFL for 8 years.

Conference fees include: 3 meals (Dinner day 1, Breakfast & Lunch Day 2), HSLC T-Shirt, all conference materials and teambuilding initiatives.

  • Student (9th – 12th grade): $125.00

Advisor Conference fees include: 3 meals and all conference materials.

  • Advisor (adult chaperone – school or other): $80.00
Class Excuse
2018 HSLC Sample Schedule
Monday
  • 10:00 A.M. – Registration Begins*
  • 12:00 P.M. – Welcome
  • 12:40 P.M. – Speaker Session 1
  • 1:15 P.M. – Small Group 1
  • 1:45 P.M. – Special Activity
  • 3:00 P.M. – Panel Discussion
  • 4:15 P.M. – Leadership Activities
  • 5:30 P.M. – Dinner
  • 6:15 P.M. – Campus Organizations
  • 7:15 P.M. – Evening Activities
  • 10:00 P.M. – End of Day 1

*Lunch not provided. Campus Dining options available.

Tuesday
  • 8:00 A.M. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 A.M. – Speaker Session 2
  • 9:45 A.M. – Small Group 2
  • 10:15 A.M. – Idea Exchange
  • 11:15 A.M. – Teambuilding Activity
  • 11:30 A.M. – Lunch
  • 12:45 P.M. – Speaker Session 3
  • 1:45 P.M. – Small Group 3
  • 2:00 P.M. – Special Activity
  • 2:45 P.M. – Closing Ceremony
  • 3:00 P.M. – End of Conference
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Cancellation Policy

If a registration is canceled for any reason, the individual or organization making the original tuition payment will receive:

  1. a full refund, with a $25 administrative fee deduction, if the cancellation request is received at least 4 weeks prior to the start date of the program;
  2. a refund of 50%, if the cancellation request is received less than 4 weeks prior but at least 2 weeks prior to the program start date;
  3. no refund for a "No Show" or for a cancellation request received less than 2 weeks prior to the start date of the program.

Note: A registration may be transferred to another person at any time for a $25 transfer fee.

Last Updated: February 14, 2018