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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 - 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.

  • HCLA Leadership Link - May 2017:  Influential Women

    Eleanor Roosevelt was often described in the way that many leaders are: passionate, driven, energetic, friendly, relentless, strategic and persuasive.  She paved the way for women to explore their own leadership strengths and passions.  Hamilton County is blessed with a wide array of women leaders- anywhere from business and government to churches and non-profit agencies.

  • HCLA Leadership Link - April 2017:  School Referendums in Hamilton County

    A good leader wears a lot of hats. It’s the very nature of organizing a movement, rallying the troops, and influencing change. It’s something we know all too well as Hamilton County school superintendents. In fact, it’s that very leadership skill that we’ll lean on in the coming weeks as we seek to meet the challenges wrought by school funding.

    Each of our school districts is asking for a referendum in the Special Election Tuesday, May 2. Carmel Clay Schools and Sheridan Community Schools are each asking voters to replace their current operational referendums to help cover the costs of payroll and student programs. Westfield Washington Schools will ask for a capital referendum to help manage growth through the renovation and improvement of its school buildings.