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Congratulations to the 15 high schoolers who took part in the Youth Leadership Montgomery program this year.

The Rockville-based program seeks to give high school students the skills to achieve success in life, such as leadership skills, public speaking and confidence. Students learn about issues that affect youth in the county, meet peers from other schools, visit nonprofit organizations and improve their communication skills.

Its a program that really helps them with their awareness and skills about leadership, Program Director Kati Gimes said.

Leadership Montgomery also offers leadership and networking programs for adults.

Graduates of the 2012 class are Reva Alperson, Albert Einstein High School; Layla Anthony, Rockville High School; Megan Barich, Richard Montgomery High School; Justin Chang, Thomas S. Wootton High School; Aileen Choi, Winston Churchill High School; Manzi Gahima, Sherwood High School; Ryan Ghosh, Thomas S. Wootton High School; Brendan Glynn, Gonzaga College High School; Grant Hayes, Quince Orchard High School; Gaia Jinsi, Winston Churchill High School; Carl Newman, Walter Johnson High School; Angelica M. Perez, Watkins Mill High School; Chaitanya Singh, Winston Churchill High School; Gislene Tasayco, Gaithersburg High School; and Brian Whitt, Sherwood High School.

For more information about the program, visit www.leadershipmontgomerymd.org, email esther.newman@leadermont.org or call 301-881-3333.