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1,000 Students Train In Leadership, Volunteerism
By Philip T. Singbah LINA, Bong County Correspondent

GBARNGA, October 13 (LINA) - More than1,000 students from high schools in Bong County have been trained in leadership skills and volunteerism.

The week-long training, which took place on the campuses of the high schools and ended Monday, was organized by Jeff Juakollie, a native of Bong County, who is attending school in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Speaking to the Liberia News Agency following the training, Juakollie said the exercise was intended to foster the growth and development of young people in the county.

He added that it was also aimed at building a positive mindset in the young people about their country and how they can help in its progress.

Meanwhile, Juakollie is recommending the teaching of healthy lifestyles and career development in schools around the country.

In separate remarks, the participants lauded Juakollie for the initiative and promised to utilize the knowledge acquired.

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