Pre College

Engaging, connecting & inspiring today’s youth

With a focus on establishing a strong foundation for future generations, the Shelton Leadership Center cultivates tomorrow’s leaders through values-based leadership programs for rising 9th-12th graders. Hands-on leadership opportunities give students real-world experience that changes their perspectives on themselves and their world. Leadership opportunities and unique leadership development programming allow students to strengthen the character qualities that will set them up for success throughout life.

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The Shelton Challenge

Calling all 9th-12th graders! Learn to lead and live on campus this summer!

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Shelton Challenge Take II

Take the next step: build on your Shelton Challenge experience

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Shelton Challenge Summer Interns

Apply now to serve as a summer intern! Open to all college students.

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Other Shelton Challenge Sites

The Challenge experience on campuses across North Carolina

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Challenge and Take II Staff Applications

Apply now to serve on our summer staff!

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In adherence with university policy regarding COVID-19, all Shelton Leadership Center staff members are currently working remotely and our physical office is closed. Please contact us via email at shelton_center@ncsu.edu if you need assistance! pic.twitter.com/yyh0ey4l55

On this beautiful Monday, the Shelton Leadership Center would like to wish you a happy and relaxing spring break! pic.twitter.com/4w4ZyEs8mF

Today we are highlighting Mitch Caldwell in our #WhyIVolunteer series. Mitch is from Brevard, NC and has served for 2 years as a Professional Mentor in the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program! Thank you Mitch for your dedication and service to the SLC and out students! pic.twitter.com/MMvxg6knd1

Visiting the Olympic Park and facilities and learning about how the London Legacy leadership strategized to make the Games a sustainable legacy @Shelton_Center pic.twitter.com/UC8pdY49T8 Retweeted by Shelton Leadership Center

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