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Students to attend leadership conference

From left are Iron Mountain students Myles Mundy, Danika Juul, Lucas Maxon and Angel Vanegas-Mendoza. They have been selected to attend the MyLead leadership conference in May.

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain High School sophomores, Danika Juul, Angel Vanegas-Mendoza, Myles Munday and Lucas Maxon have been selected to attend MYLead – Michigan Youth Leadership Conference in May on the campus of Michigan State University.

Juul is the daughter of Tamara and Steven Juul of Iron Mountain. She has been involved in the Youth Advisory Committee, including board positions, Key Club, Student Council, Spanish Club, Art Club, along with tennis and golf while at IMHS. She has also participated in the Iron Mountain Ice Skating Club for 11 years and is currently a junior coach. She is very active in volunteering and her dedication to things that will help benefit others is quite evident. She is open to new experiences to help hone her leadership skills.

Vanegas-Mendoza is the son of Maribel and Ernesto Vanegas-Mendoza of Iron Mountain. He is an active member of the IMHS band, Marching Band and Jazz Band. He has participated in Science Olympiad for four years, Quiz Bowl for one year, soccer, and track and field. He hopes to improve his communication skills while gaining more confidence to improve his leadership abilities.

Munday is the son of Erin and Craig Recla of Iron Mountain and George Munday of Iron Mountain. He has a passion for music and enjoys both playing it as well as listening to it. While at Iron Mountain High School, he has participated in Concert Band, Jazz Band I, Jazz Band II, and Science Olympiad. With his dedication to his music, he was able to get a number one rating at Solo Ensemble. His goal is to become a more effective leader by attending the MYLead conference.

Maxon is the son of Katie and Dave Maxon of Iron Mountain. While at IMHS, he has participated in Science Olympiad for four years, Quiz Bowl, Environmental Club, Youth Advisory Committee, Jazz Band, football and baseball. He already embodies many qualities of a leader but by attending MYLead, he hopes to improve on some skills that are important to him.

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