- Published: 05 October 2012
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From the Illinois State Senate
State Senator John Sullivan, 47th Legislative District
For Immediate Release: October 3, 2012
Macomb, IL – State Senator John Sullivan (D-Rushville) visited with high school sophomores participating in the University of Illinois Extension’s Macomb Youth Leadership Academy. He and Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) were asked to speak on the theme, “What Makes a Good Leader” and to explain how they first became involved in public service. Sullivan and Hammond also answered students’ questions. The discussion took place yesterday at Macomb City Hall.
The Youth Leadership Academy, led by Extension Educator Tessa Hobbs-Curley, introduces young people to public servants in their community, teaches leadership skills and encourages civic engagement.