NCASC Leadership Conference
9:00 – 9:55am
Opening General Session (Live Stream)
  • Call to Order by Daniel Acree, NCASC Eastern District Chair and Student Body President, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Kaitlin Moseley, Student Body Historian, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • National Anthem by The Sounds of Gold Select Choral Ensemble, Roanoke Rapids HS, Mrs. Denise Hackenburg, Director
  • Welcome and Expectations by Mr. John McLeod, NCASC Eastern District Director
  • Roll Call by Caroline Sartain, NCASC Secretary, Cumberland Polytechnic HS
  • NCASC Board Welcome Video
  • Introduction of Speaker by Gabrielle Long, Student Body Vice-President, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • Keynote Address by Tiffany Johnson (bio below)
  • Recognition of Special Workshop Presenters by Daniel Acree
9:55 – 10:15am
Student Project Sharing Session & Advisor Session #1 (Zoom)

Student Project Sharing Session
Student facilitators: Caroline Sartain (Cumberland Polytechnic HS), Doc Engwall (Eastern Alamance HS), Laney Scott (Gray’s Creek HS), Nydia Cabrera (North Surry HS), Kathryn Deary & Brooke Dunkley (Leesville Road HS), Keniston Mullis (Forest Hills HS), James Jessup (North Surry HS), and Jordyn Steverson (Hillside HS)

Advisor Session #1 
Facilitated by Mr. John McLeod, NCASC Eastern District Director 

10:15 – 10:35am
Workshop #1 (Students and Advisors): “Live” (Zoom)

Choices in the Unknown presented by Tiffany Johnson

Money from the Unknown: Grants presented by Chester Williams

Surviving the Unknown: Survivor Week presented by Minnesota students Tara Haas & Olivia Mundahl 

10:35 – 10:45am
Break 
10:45 – 10:55am
Second General Session (Live Stream)
  • Leadership Lesson by Daniel Acree, NCASC Eastern District Chair and Student Body President, Roanoke Rapids HS
10:55 – 11:15am
Workshop #2 (Students): “Live and Learn” and Advisor Session #2 (Zoom)

Stress to Success presented by Dean Brendle (Central Cabarrus HS)
Organization, time and stress management

Learn from Within presented by Luke Noonan (Piedmont HS)
Knowing thy self

Take the Stand presented by Salysia Jimenez (Havelock HS)
Public speaking

Leading from the Shadows presented by Madalyn Godfrey (Roanoke Rapids HS)
Leader with no title

Advisor Session #2
Facilitated by Mr. John McLeod, NCASC Eastern District Director

11:15 – 11:35am
Workshop #3 (Students and Advisors): “Live and Thrive”  (Zoom)

Wearing the Top Hat presented by Catherine Oxendine (Jack Britt HS)
NCASC positions to run for election

What an Honor presented by Isabella Hill and Sue Cooper (Gray’s Creek MS)
Honor Council and awards

Surrender the Me for We presented by Patience Weddel and Mary Ledford (Gray’s Creek HS)
Council bonding

Presidential Footsteps presented by Samuel Hendrix (Central Cabarrus HS)
Legendary Leadership (for presidents only)

11:35am – 12:00pm
Closing General Session (Live Stream)
  • Welcome by Daniel Acree, NCASC Eastern District Chair and Student Body President, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • NCASC Moments
    • State Update by Luke Noonan, NCASC President, Piedmont HS
    • Elections Update by Catherine Oxendine, NCASC President-Elect, Jack Britt HS
    • State Charity and Workday by Isabella Hill, NCASC First Vice-President, Gray’s Creek MS
    • Middle Level Update by Maya Kerr, NCASC Second Vice-President, Wakefield MS
    • Newsletter Update by Caroline Sartain, NCASC Secretary, Cumberland Polytechnic HS
    • Communications Update by Doc Engwall, NCASC Communications Officer, Eastern Alamance HS
  • NCASC Mock Election Report by Catherine Oxendine
  • Introduction of Speaker by Gabrielle Long, Student Body Vice-President, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • Keynote Address by Elijah Lee (bio below)
  • Hat Contest, Pictures and Message by Connor Johnson, Student Body Treasurer, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • Awards and Thank Yous by Daniel Acree
  • Eastern District Director Message by Mr. John McLeod, NCASC Eastern District Director
  • Closing Remarks by Mr. Gary Edwards, Student Council Advisor, Roanoke Rapids HS
  • Adjournment by Daniel Acree

Council meeting, reflections and idea sharing encouraged afterwards.

Speakers

 

Elijah Lee

Elijah Lee

As seen on The Kelly Clarkson Show, featured in People Magazine and on Disney+, Elijah is a 12-year-old activist, advocate for children and an ordained minister. He encourages young people to find their place in history and remember there is no age limit on using your voice.

Tiffany Johnson

Tiffany Johnson

As seen on The Today Show, Inside Edition and Animal Planet, Tiffany will captivate our attention as she articulates her funny—yet challenging—message of the power of choice. As a shark attack survivor, we will be inspired by her message of hope.