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CJ students chosen for leadership program


Eleven Carl Junction seniors were selected by the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce to participate in the 2023-24 class of Tomorrow’s Leaders Today. Selectees were chosen based on the completion of an application and interview. Students from Carl Junction, Carthage, College Heights Christian School, Joplin, Thomas Jefferson IDS, and Webb City will represent the Class of 2024.


The Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program provides high school seniors an opportunity to learn more about the area and the importance of community service to our future. Students interact with business and community leaders to identify and discuss local issues, leadership, and career opportunities.


Carl Junction students chosen for Tomorrow’s Leaders Today are:

Acadia Badgley, Jenna Besperat, Anna Burch, Addison Carroll, Breckyn Neria, Madison Petter, Letzy Poroj, Emily Rice, Quinn Vogel, Tommy Walker, and Abigail Wilson.