National Society of Leadership & Success host induction ceremony


The Central Arizona College chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success recently had its fall induction and awards ceremony.

The NSLS is a leadership society with 950,000 members representing 700 universities and colleges nationwide, according to a press release. In addition to honoring excellence, the NSLS provides a systematic program for members to build its leadership skills through participation on its campus.

To become an inducted member, students must follow a step-by-step program designed to build leadership skills through participation on campus.

The first step is an orientation followed by a leadership training day where the students identify goals and their true passions to create actions steps for achieving their goals.

The third and fourth steps include participation in three speaker broadcasts and three success networking team meetings. Following each meeting, they submit a reflective journal entry online. The final step is induction.

Inducted members can move on to obtain an Advanced Leadership Certification and Executive Leadership Certification by continuing their activities with NSLS. Six students were presented with advanced honors at the ceremony.

Rose Cooper, author/illustrator, was the keynote speaker for the evening and received an honorary membership into NSLS.

NSLS members recognized two CAC employees for their service to the campus and community. Chef Clay Peden was honored for Excellence in Teaching and Cheryl Hernandez, director --- student accessibility services received the Excellent Service to Students award.