Little Miami High School Blog

Garn accepted to leadership program

Posted on: June 10, 2016

Karen Garn, a rising senior at Little Miami High School, has been selected to be among the 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience in June.

More than 5,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE, which offers outstanding high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at West Point. SLE attendees live in the cadet barracks, eat in the Cadet Mess, and participate in academic, leadership, athletic and military workshops. The one-week seminars are designed to help juniors with their college selection process, while giving them an idea of the importance of leadership and sound decision-making in their education, careers and lives in general.

Karen Garn

All SLE attendees participate in virtual-reality war simulation and military and physical fitness training and, in addition, each student selects three of the 15 offered workshops.

The United States Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, coeducational federally funded undergraduate college located 50 miles north of New York City.

Garn was also selected as one of three LMHS representatives to Buckeye Girls’ State this summer. She is in the Little Miami Marching Band and swims for the Panthers.