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EXCEL 2009

Day One

Sunday, August 15th, 2009 – Envisioning the Adventure

Our goal for the first day of the Workshop is to create a comfortable environment that allows the students to interact with other incoming McDonough Scholars in a supportive and encouraging way.

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Day Two

Monday, August 16th – The Power of Support

During the second day of the Workshop, the students and the EXCEL Leaders experience the importance and power of team-building activities at a high-ropes challenge course.

EXCEL 2009 Day Two Pictures

Day Three

Tuesday, August 17th – Public Service in Focus

Civic engagement is a core value in the McDonough Program, and the goal for this day is to highlight the importance and implications of becoming civically engaged within the community.

EXCEL 2009 Day Three Pictures

Day Four

Wednesday, August 18th – Preparing for the Adventure

The purpose of the activities during the fourth day of the Workshop is to allow students the opportunity to recognize the individual similarities and differences that exist within a community and to learn about tools for working effectively in teams.

EXCEL 2009 Day Four Pictures

Day Five

Thursday, August 19th– Embark on the Adventure: Becoming a McDonough Scholar

The final day of the Workshop marks the beginning of the scholars’ journey in the McDonough Program. Our goal is to celebrate the cohort established throughout the week as well as provide a chance for students to read and analyze leadership text that is similar to what they can expect in the classroom.

EXCEL 2009 Day Five Pictures

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