The Leadership Institute offers students an outlet for enhancing their ability to inspire and influence people in reaching a collective goal before they begin their collegiate careers. Personal growth, exploration and reflection promote students who will be prepared to make a difference in their communities and create positive change in the world.
Dates: July 23rd- 28th
Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors in high school and incoming college freshmen
Program Length: 1 week
Program Tuition: $1,450 (Non Residential) $2,250 (Residential)
Location: Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Campus
Residential or Non Residential: Non Residential or Residential options offered
*Courses carry no secondary school or college credit. Upon completion of the program, an official Wake Forest University certificate of achievement will be awarded to all Leadership Institute participants.
Charlotte Campus (Non-Residential Program) | $1,450
Charlotte Campus (Residential Program) | $2,250
Academic Leader, Leadership Institute (Charlotte)
Michelle R. Horton currently serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Master of Arts in Management Program and the Director of Experiential Learning & Leadership Development at Wake Forest University’s School of Business. She serves as the operational leader for the program as well as develops hands on educational programs to enhance the leadership preparedness and management skills of her students.
Michelle is the founder and CEO of YOUniversity Drive, LLC, a national organization dedicated to helping high school and college students bridge the gap between academics and the real world of work.
Michelle received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Wake Forest University where she was a recipient of the Babcock Award – an honor given to students who demonstrate exceptional scholastic performance, leadership, and integrity. Michelle resides in Charlotte with her husband and they are the proud parents of two wonderful children.