The Clewiston News

Leadership program’s Class of 2018 graduates

CLEEWISTON — The Hendry Glades Adult Leadership Program of 2018 had its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 16.

For participants, this program introduces, educates and provides hands-on experiences to various establishments in Hendry and Glades counties that ultimately make us who we are.

Special to The Clewiston News/Courtesy photo
Graduates of the 2018 Hendry Glades Adult Leadership Program are, from left, Lisa Walker, Emily Hunter, Belinda Smith, Luke Davis, Yara Sanchez, Libby Pigman, Matthew Howard, Kristi Biffar, Jennifer Lesley and Melinda Abreu.

The leadership training consists of an eight-month-long course connecting and developing professional participants with the objective of becoming better aware, more knowledgeable and more engaged in their community.

Anyone who is interested in joining the Hendry Glades Adult Leadership Program for 2019 should contact Leslie Leiva at or Tuesday Tritt at