The ConVal Regional High School Counseling Department has announced that sophomores Eva Calcutt, Fletcher Maggs, and Riley Momenee were selected to represent ConVal at the 2020 Hugh O’Brian Leadership Conference in May. The HOBY Conference is a weekend-long program held at St. Anselm College, and will host sophomore student leaders from across New Hampshire.
Calcutt, Maggs and Momenee were three of twenty-five sophomores nominated by school staff for the conference. Thirteen candidates were interviewed by the committee.
Eva Calcutt is the daughter of Tiffany and Dennis Calcutt of Francestown. She is a varsity player for ConVal’s nordic ski, tennis, and coccer teams. Outside of school she volunteers at a horse barn and is an active rider and vaulter. As a freshmen, Eva received the coaches award in tennis and recently had a piece of writing published.
Fletcher Maggs is the son of Wesley Maggs of Peterborough and Kate Maggs of Hancock. He is a member of the ConVal varsity soccer team and is vice president of the sophomore class. Fletcher’s short film was recognized this year with a Best Film Award and he received a New Hampshire Scholastic Art Silver Key this past January.
Riley Momenee is the son of Mark and Tabitha Momenee of Francestown. He is a member of the ConVal varsity tennis, ski and golf teams. He received a New Hampshire Scholastic Art Gold Key award and volunteers for Earth Day, Community Suppers, and Milford Share Program.
The seminar provides an opportunity for high school sophomores to recognize their potential talents and apply them in becoming effective, ethical leaders of the future. An estimated 7,500 sophomores attend the seminars in all 50 states and Canada each year. At the end of each seminar a boy and girl from each location is selected to attend the World Leadership Congress.
HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide youth selected by their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences.