The Bridge Builders Leadership Council is a group of dedicated, hardworking and creative youth leaders who work directly within the COLLABORATE level of programming. Members of BBCLC play a vital role in internal program development, serving as student recruiters, student facilitators, and event planners throughout the year. They work as a team with BRIDGES staff to assist in efforts to strengthen and represent youth voice.
Meet our 2019-2020 Bridge Builders COLLABORATE Leadership Council:
|Catherine Andrews||Houston High School||11|
|Azana Bruce||Whitehaven High School||10|
|India Cross||Bartlett High School||11|
|Corinne Emanuel||St. Agnes||10|
|Caroline Finch||St. George's Independent School||12|
|Jaylnn Hayslett||Munford High School||11|
|Laura Isaacs||St. Mary's Episcopal School||11|
|Bayley Jones||White Station High School||12|
|Kyla Kendrick||St. Mary's Episcopal School||11|
|Sophie Pauti||Central High School||12|
|Devesh Tupkar||Houston High School||12|
|Kaila Wells||Germantown High School||12|
The BBCLC meets three times a month, on Sundays from 3-5 p.m., but this commitment also requires participation outside of scheduled meeting time! Students participate in:
- Large-scale events at BRIDGES
- Facilitation of spring/fall training
- Team building
- Thank-a-thons (thank you calls to our donors)
- Parent orientations
- Bridge Builders congratulatory phone calls
- Planning an elective for COLLABORATE students
What makes a strong candidate?
Students who are interested in serving on the council must be a current 7th-12th grader in the Bridge Builders COLLABORATE program level, be hardworking, reliable, and have a passion for Bridge Builders! Students should have a desire to increase their leadership skills and work well on a team. The Council participates in various activities throughout the school year at BRIDGES, so students should be prepared to be flexible.
APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED FOR 2020-21.