LYS 2015: Hitting Leadership Out of the Park! has officially come to a close.
The Union is quiet; the dorms are emptying out and everyone is heading home. But before our last closing circle together, each group sang a farewell song expressing all the SUPER GREAT things that they experienced this week. Staff also announced the final awards of the week.
Each home group selected an “Outstanding Group Member of the Week” voted on by the members of each home group. Here are the recipients…
DOUBLE PLAYS: Chelsea Romph
POP FLYS: Madison Gautier
UMPIRES: Faith Ryan
BASERUNNERS: Juliana Laurent
SCOREBOARDS: Bethany Bonin
BATS: Maddie Schmidt
PRESS BOX: Allie Deranger
PITCHERS MOUNDS: Reagen Pfister
CATCHERS MITTS: Austin Grashoff
OUTFIELDERS: Ty Abshire
DUGOUTS: Rhett Townsend
HOME PLATES: Grant Broussard
FASTBALLS: Anna Winter
We also announced the Group of the Week winner! And those are…
Third Place Group of the Week: Pop Flys
Second Place Group of the Week: Fastballs
GROUP OF THE WEEK: Bull Pens
After one last time singing our theme songs - “I Lived” by One Republic and “No Man is an Island” - and the LYS fight song, everyone shared some bittersweet goodbyes. As LYS 2015 comes to a close and we leave the Union, remember that just because seminar is over does not mean that it’s out of your life! LYS does not end on Friday afternoon; it’s something that stays with you forever. It is in the lessons you learn that you take back to your schools and your communities. It is in the true friendships that you made that will continue for years to come. It is the comfort in knowing that you can be accepted for being yourself as well as so much more!
We encourage you to live everyday as if you were at LYS (well, maybe not the cheering part). We hope that you never forget your experience here and what you learned about yourself and others. Those are the lessons, moments, friendships, and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
The 2015 Staff would like to thank each and every delegate for making this week such a success! Now, go back to your communities, apply what you learned, make a difference, and never forget ”NO MAN IS AN ISLAND!”
“Never forget all the days that were LYS.”
LYS love and ours,
LYS 2015 Staff