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  • Leadership Summit - June 13, 2014

    Leadership Summit - June 13, 2014

    Alumni, friends and the graduates of the Class of 2014 gathered together to hear from Allison Melangton, President of Indiana Sports Corporation & Former President/CEO of the Super Bowl Host Committee, about the impact of Community Leadership in sports and the Super Bowl. The Class of 2014 displayed their class projects and were recognized as new alumni to HCLA.

  • County & Municipal Government Day

    County & Municipal Government Day

    Highlights for the Class of 2014 were hearing from mayors and town leaders and County Commissioner, Christine Altman and County Councillor Meredith Carter. The class also learned about township trustees, participated in a mock City Council meeting and talked about how to run for office.

  • State Government Day

    State Government Day

    Class of 2014 visiting the Statehouse to meet with Hamilton County legislators and learn about the state legislative process. A highlight of the day was meeting with Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann.


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  • HCLA Leadership Link - August 2017: Volunteer…because change is possible

    “Volunteer…because change is possible.”  This magnet was a fixture on my grandmother’s refrigerator for as long as I can remember, and it now hangs on mine as well.  Grandma was always volunteering at the church, organizing and serving church meals, and even helping to serve meals at the Senior Citizen Center until she was 91 years old.  At the time, I believed this was just what everyone did, but as I grew into adulthood and began my career path, I realized my grandmother was my hero.  Her actions and belief in volunteering shaped my leadership style, which I now know is called “servant leadership”.

  • HCLA Leadership Link - July 2017:  Go Ahead, Reinvent the Wheel: Being a leader through organization

    We have all been sitting in that organization’s board meeting that is staring down their large opportunities for improvement, but all the while painstakingly trying to tweak small details of their existing policies, procedures, & practices.  Then that lonely member speaks up and challenges one of these existing major practices of the organization...the air gets chilly…

  • HCLA Leadership Link - June 2017:  Three Pillars of Leadership

    During my fourteen years as Carmel High School principal, I have learned many valuable lessons about leadership.  I have learned that successful and healthy leadership is based on three pillars: Service, Balance, and Relationships.