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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)
  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)
  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)
Freshman Leadership

Freshman Leadership, Hillcrest Activity

Freshman Leadership is a Hillcrest High School activity, sponsored by Mrs. Julie Kirk, which works to develop student leadership through various community & school events and service opportunities.

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Freshman Leadership attend Orland Teen Bridge Center

Freshman Leadership attend Orland Teen Bridge Center

May 3, 2022

Freshman Leadership Students volunteered at the Teen Center Saturday morning. They worked alongside another group of volunteers to sort clothes for the center's Thrift Store. The two small groups were...

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

April 24, 2017

Freshman Leadership's "Spring Clean Your Closets Clothing Drive" was a success thanks to the dedicated students and caring staff members of Hillcrest High School. All in all, 9 bags of gently used...

Freshman Leadership team prepare for the Senior Luncheon.

Freshman Leaders Decorate Centerpieces for Senior Luncheon

December 4, 2016

Freshman Leadership students designed the brightly colored centerpieces for Hillcrest's Annual Senior Luncheon. Senior citizens from neighboring towns came to enjoy Christmas music and a scrumptious holiday...

Freshman Leaders attend annual Irons Oaks field trip

Freshman Leaders attend annual Irons Oaks field trip

September 9, 2016

Freshman leaders of the class of 2020 attended the district's annual Irons Oaks team building field trip in early September. The day was spent getting to know one another through hands-on, interactive...

Alonzo Arostegui, Angel Jackson, Crystal Currin, Destiny Sanders, Kayla Weddington, Dalecia Wallace, Makayla Coleman, Makayla Gamble

Bridge Leadership Workshop

February 23, 2016

On Saturday, February 20th from 9:00 A.M. to noon, Freshman and Sophomore Leadership students attended a leadership workshop presented by the Bridge Teen Center. Students from all four buildings met at...

From left to right: Kayla Weddington, Crystal Currin and Bessie Barlow

Summer Service for Leadership Students

September 11, 2015

Three freshman leaders were selected to attend a HOBY leadership retreat this past June, where they spent a weekend at Elmhurst College participating in unique leadership training, service-learning and...

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Freshman Leaders Participate in Global Youth Service Day

April 20, 2015

Hillcrest High School Freshman Leadership students Bessie Barlow, Darlene Jones, Crystal Currin, Cynthia Navarrete, and Kayla Weddington participated in a Global Youth Service Day Project on Saturday,...

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