Purposeful Leadership Opportunities Abound at Marymount High School
As Marymount Head of School Jacqueline Landry says, “It is not about being the best in the world – it’s about being the best for the world.”
Through Marymount’s breadth of programs, students learn to ask the right questions and to find solutions to problems big and small. These experiences are transformative in and out of the classroom and encourage students to find their unique paths to becoming leaders in their communities and desired fields.
Opportunities for developing leadership skills are everywhere at Marymount – in the classroom, on the field, on the stage, as well as in co-curricular clubs and activities. The opportunities don’t end when the school year does —Marymount’s Summer Internship and Mentoring Program pairs committed mentors in a variety of fields with students who are interested in the mentors’ fields. Students work side by side with their mentors, gaining invaluable real-world experience. In June, a student-run conference, A Better Self for a Better World, finds MHS students helping middle-school girls to begin to find their voice.
In addition, a salon-style premier speaker series called Inspiring Boldness: Girls Leading, introduces girls to highly accomplished women who are game-changers in their fields. Prior research on the speakers and their fields allows students to actively listen to and engage with these women, and optimize their time with and learn from these leaders.
Integral to the curriculum, leadership-training programs at Marymount High School provide students with opportunities to become innovative, critical thinkers and effective, intelligent leaders in whatever field they choose or path they take in life.
For more information, please visit www.mhs-la.org.