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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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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Rural Entrepreneurship

Connecting youth in rural communities with entrepreneurial and leadership opportunities

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Save the Date! The 18th Annual Shelton Leadership Forum will be held Friday, November 15th, 2019. One of our featured speakers will be Natalie Nixon, PhD, President of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC! Registration opens September 1st.Visit sheltonleadership.ncsu.edu for more info! pic.twitter.com/Dmxbwzmvjk

That’s a wrap on NCSU 2! It’s been a fantastic week filled with laughter, fun, and growth. Thank you to everyone to made this week successful, we couldn’t have done it without you. Here are the final team pics and a few others! 🐺🧭#RHSC #redhatsheltonchallenge pic.twitter.com/0apAL3YdQb

Today’s student spotlight is Heaven Davis, 2018-2020 CLDP member. Heaven is a first-year student majoring in Chemical and Paper Science Engineering from Conover, NC.Check out Heaven's profile at go.ncsu.edu/CLDP. #Leadership Apply for the CLDP TODAY!! pic.twitter.com/HubwRFWUXr

#TBT to Dr. Debbie Acker being recognized with the 2019 Provost Unit Award for Excellence. This award represents NC State’s highest honor for non-faculty members and there are only 6 recipients. Congrats Debbie! . . . . #ncstate #ncsu #awards #excellence #leadership pic.twitter.com/mKRwrU0agu

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