Nelson to serve as WIAA rep
June 14, 2010 · 3:32 PM
Kevin Nelson, a sophomore at Enumclaw High School, has been chosen to serve on the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Leadership through Education, Activities and Personal Development Committee. LEAP is a student leadership group organized by the WIAA. The LEAP Committee is made up of student leaders from WIAA member schools throughout the state.
Nelson is one of six high school students, entering their junior year, to join the LEAP Committee. Students participate as committee members throughout their junior and senior years. The summer after their junior year, committee members have the opportunity to attend the National Federation of High Schools Student Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Ind.
The LEAP Committee was established to promote and support the goals and core values of the WIAA through student leadership. As the voice of Washington’s student participants, LEAP members are committed to the promotion of sportsmanship, respect and community service through interscholastic activitie
“This is a huge honor and I am so proud to represent my school and the entire SPSL,” Nelson said. Student representatives are involved with WIAA events, meetings and community projects, and have the unique opportunity to be the voice of Washington’s nearly 230,000 student participants.