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๐ŸŽ‰ Leadership Gaston Fall 2023 Class Kicks Off!


We're thrilled to announce the commencement of Leadership Gaston's Fall 2023 class. Established in 1979 by the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Gaston has been a cornerstone in nurturing future leaders. Through the years, the program has consistently contributed to the development and enrichment of volunteer community leadership.


Our program brings together individuals from varied backgrounds, each showcasing immense leadership potential. It offers participants an exclusive chance to deepen their understanding of Gaston County, while forging valuable community connections.





See below for the participants in the Fall 2023 class, poised to make a lasting impact on our community:


Jennell Barnett, Gaston College Krissy Black, Piedmont Lithium Amy Bowen, City of Lowell Abigail Braswell, Piedmont Lithium Amber Bridges, City of Gastonia Stacy Clapper, Sika Automotive Gastonia Jarod Ewers, Gastonia Police Department Joe Gates, City of Lowell Kathy Gauger, Catherine's House, Inc. Dr. Greg Grier, Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services Sharon Hall, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center Drew Horine, Rocketfuel Social Brian Houze, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Gaston Pamela Huffstetler, Piedmont Community Charter School-High School Dr. Derrick Jackson, Gaston County Schools Katie Lank, Gaston County Family YMCA-Stowe Chandra McCarty, Atrium Health Katie Reid, Gastonia Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Remington Scruggs, PNC Bank Brian Swilling, NaviPath Financial Chelsea Tarbush, Gaston County Government Erica Taylor, Sunpath LLC Keanu Trujillo, True Strategy Donna Wagner, Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. Kaylin Walkowiak, Tails R Waggin' Day Spa & Resort, LLC Landon Wright, Town of Dallas Megan Zelaski, Gaston Business Association

We're excited to witness their growth and accomplishments as they continue their leadership journey.

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