ILN programs focus on achievement recognition,
mentoring, leadership education and community service.
Please click on program titles
below for more information about each program.
The Young Achievers program promotes community, national and international
recognition for the positive accomplishments of young people. This
early recognition encourages youth to achieve and helps them recognize
their potential to be positive role models, leaders and mentors.
Young Achievers are students in grades 5-10.
Program retired in 2020
The Leaders of Tomorrow program promotes community, national and international
recognition for outstanding leadership and service. Identifying and
honoring student leaders in grade 11, encourages them to further develop
their skills to be more effective leaders. Leaders of Tomorrow awards are designated as the Lisle Ramsey Leadership Award, presented in honor of ILN's founder and chairman emeritus.
Program retired in 2019
LEAP (Leadership Education Achievement Partnership) is a comprehensive
mentoring program that partners older students with younger students.
It features cross-age collaboration, relationship and team building,
direct skill training, group problem solving opportunities and student
Adult leaders who have made a difference in the lives of young people
are honored by ILN. A Dare to Lead Awards breakfast was held annually
in St. Louis, Missouri. Students selected as regional Young Achievers
of the Year and Leaders of the Year are among those invited to attend
and are introduced at this prestigious event.
Help ILN build its Wall of Leadership. This is for contributions
of $1000 or more. To make a contribution, please contact:
P.O. Box 190216, St. Louis, MO 63119-0216