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We’ll Be Back: The Ambassadors Returning Home

While the ambassadors might have traveled from all across Connecticut to attend the seminar this weekend, we strive to make sure that no one forgets where they come from. At HOBY CT they had the opportunity to learn about themselves, and how to lead as an individual and as a group within society. With this…

Everything You Need to Know about Fundraising

Written By: Dylan Rispoli WHY FUNDRAISE? As an Alumni Association, we operate throughout the year without any expenses. 100% of the money we fundraise goes directly toward the CT HOBY Leadership Seminar. This annual program is designed to prepare Connecticut’s high school sophomores to become effective, ethical leaders. All aspects of the CT HOBY Leadership…

WLC 2017

Hey, Connecticut HOBY! This past July, we had the privilege to witness four Connecticut HOBY 2017 alumni take on the HOBY World Leadership Congress (#HOBYWLC2017): #theGOLDstandard, at Loyola University in the City by the Lake, Chicago, Illinois! But, instead of just recapping what happened that life-changing week, why not hear from the alumni themselves? We…

Last minute seminar information!

Where will the seminar be held? The seminar will take place at University of Bridgeport, Barnum Hall; 150 Marina Park Circle, Bridgeport, CT 06604When will the seminar be held? Seminar participants may register any time after 7:00 a.m. but before 8:30 a.m. on June 3rd, 2016. The seminar will begin with Ambassador Orientation on Friday,…

2016 HOBY Seminar Theme

2016 Theme: All for One and One for All The Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership conference is known for its focus on personal, group, and societal leadership. These elements ultimately culminate in a push toward our Leadership 4 Service (L4S) objective. This year, we look forward to showcasing these principles to our 2016 ambassadors with an…

CT HOBY helps tackle hunger in the community and abroad

Jacqueline Kasinskas, a 2014 CT HOBY alumna representing Mercy High School, attended the 2015 Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA). She has always been passionate about helping those in need, so she decided to direct her ALA project towards those experiencing hunger. In July 2015, she began planning and organizing her project at the ALA conference at…