The 6th class of James Jordan Scholars was announced Wednesday, August 25. This leadership program kicked off at West Des Moines City Hall with a presentation by City Councilperson Russ Trimble, then the Scholars learned about creativity from Tim Johnson, Chief Accomplishment Officer of Carpe Factum, Inc.

In the coming months the Scholars will learn about leadership and history through visits to the Jordan House Museum, West Bank, with Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly, the State Historical Society, Seed Savers and community leaders in areas that reflect the successes of James Jordan.