The Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) officer training program held at Camp Twin Lakes at Fort Yargo proved to be a remarkable success. Students from the Barrow Arts & Sciences Academy and Apalachee and Winder-Barrow High Schools gathered over two days to enhance their leadership skills and gain valuable insights about their CTSO roles.
The intensive training program, facilitated by Camp Twin Lakes professionals and experienced mentors, provided students with a unique opportunity to further develop their leadership abilities. Through a series of interactive workshops, engaging discussions, and team-building activities, participants gained a deeper understanding of the responsibilities associated with their CTSO positions.
Students participated in workshops covering a wide range of topics, including effective communication strategies, planning and management, budgeting, and public speaking.
Barrow County School System Career Technical Agricultural Education Director and Sims Academy CEO Dr. Jennifer Wood, says, "These invaluable skills will undoubtedly prepare them to excel in their CTSO roles and beyond. The success of the officer training program at Camp Twin Lakes is a testament to the dedication and enthusiasm of the participating students. The skills and knowledge gained during this immersive experience will undoubtedly contribute to their success in their respective CTSO roles and future careers."