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2016 Leadership Day with Citadel Cadets

2016 Leadership Day with Citadel Cadets
Posted on 10/18/2016

October 18, 2016 -- 2016 Leadership Day with Citadel Cadets

For Immediate Release

October 18, 2016


Trudie Cantrell 843-937-6378

2016 Leadership Day with Citadel Cadets

Media Advisory

Who: Media outlets are welcomed and encouraged to join us as cadets from The Citadel spend time with local elementary and middle school students during their annual Leadership Day this week.

What: Freshman and sophomore Citadel cadets will visit 18 schools tomorrow (Wednesday) to learn by serving. During their visits, cadets will spend time leading STEM and literacy classroom activities, working on school improvement projects, and building relationships with students in an effort toward becoming more principled leaders through service to their community.

Leadership Day is planned and managed annually by The Citadel’s Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics. On Leadership Day 2015, The Citadel provided an estimated 5,990 hours of volunteer service to the Lowcountry, valued at approximately $167,209.

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to noon

Where: Various elementary and middle schools; Minnie Hughes, Ladson, Ellington, A.C. Corcoran, Pepperhill, Pinehurst, North Charleston, Goodwin, North Charleston Creative Arts, Hursey, James B. Edwards, Burns, Murray LaSaine, Mary Ford, Sanders-Clyde, James Simons, Simmons-Pinckney, and Charleston Development Academy

For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact Trudie Cantrell at (843) 937-6378 or visit

About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.

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