Jordan Scholars Visit Bennett School

September 20, 2016 2:27 pm

The 2016/2017 James C. Jordan Scholars Leadership Institute’s September meeting was held at the Bennett School, the West Des Moines Historical Society’s one-room schoolhouse.

group-pic-bs-221 Scholars learned about Iowa history from retired DMACC professor John Liepa, community leadership and the importance of getting involved politically from Rob Barron, Des Moines School Board member and community activist.

Upcoming programs will include visits to Kemin Industries, West Bank, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Polk County Supervisors and Iowa Legislature.