Three students attending Lincoln high schools are among 10 selected to serve their state by leading No Limits’ statewide youth-led tobacco prevention movement. The Lincoln representatives, and their activities:
Hailey Holmer, a sophomore at Lincoln Northeast, participates in her high school concert choir. This is her first year on the No Limits Youth Board.
Joanna Hejl of Lincoln returns to the Youth Board for her third and final year. She will be a senior at Lincoln High School, where she’s active in theater, student council and the Leadership Development Project. She is also a volunteer at the Haymarket Theater and is a member of the Nebraska Girls Shakespeare Company. In 2013, Hejl was named Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Returning Youth Board member Leila Alohaid will be a junior at Lincoln Southeast High School, where she is the president of the No Limits club. She is also involved in theater and is a member of Key Club and Campus Life. This will be her third year on the Youth Board.
The 10 teens, who were chosen following a statewide application process, will serve on a youth leadership board for the 2015–2016 term.
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