YLI graduates 37 students
This year’s Youth Leadership Initiative graduating class is composed of 37 students from 19 area high schools. The Greater Des Moines Partnership program develops and fosters leadership among high school sophomores and juniors in Greater Des Moines through experiential mentoring and leadership opportunities that enhance self-esteem and encourage involvement in community life. The mentor of the year was Shaun Boyle of Wells Fargo, and the outstanding youth awards went to Nick Miller of North Polk High School and Gabe Candee of Carlisle High School. A complete list of graduates isonline.