Stonewall Jackson High School, Woodbridge High School Leader Academies raise money, beautify schools
Posted on 06/22/2018
Chick-fil-a cow at SJHSMembers of the Stonewall Jackson High School and Woodbridge High School Chick-fil-A Leader Academies recently finished their Impact Projects, positively impacting their schools and the community.

The Stonewall Jackson High students raised $2,000 for police and firefighters. Through their Impact Project, students planned a fundraiser that featured a basketball game with firefighters and police officers playing against one another. The Leader Academy donated $1,000 to the National Fallen Firefighters Fund and $1,000 to the Prince William County Law Enforcement Fund.

“Our event was a huge success thanks to our students, faculty, administration, and custodial staff,” said Elizabeth Crayne, lead facilitator for the Leader Academy. “Many, many people at Stonewall Jackson has a hand in our success.”

Stonewall Jackson High School has finished its first school year with a Chick-fil-A Leader Academy. The school is a partner with the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas.

The national high school leadership program engages students with an online Leader Lab, exploring leadership themes such as visions and values, servant leadership, teamwork, innovation, communication, and impact. The Impact Project is planned by the students throughout the year and should have some type of positive impact on the school or community.

Woodbridge High School also finished its first year with a Leader Academy. Their partner is the Chick-fil-A of Lake Ridge. The WHS Chick-fil-A Leader Academy organized a School Clean-up and Beautification Day. They raised money, enabling them to paint sheds, plant flowers, and do an overall clean-up on campus. Members of the Ecology Club also assisted.