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VIA Charlotte Observer

A lot of people talk about what’s wrong with today’s youth, but Ron Leeper is doing something about it. The d Charlotte builder created the Emerging Leaders Institute to boost graduation rates, inspire students to attend college, and push them to be more well-rounded citizens. The program is supported by business and political leaders. Leeper is a former city council member.

More than 250 students have participated in the program. Read about how Leeper helped a student visit Japan as part of the People to People International program in the Charlotte Observer.

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