RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School senior Allison (Allie) Wu participated in the prestigious Economics for Leaders program at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY from July 16 – 22, 2018. Allie is one of 40 students from around the country honored by being accepted into the program sponsored by the Foundation for Teaching Economics. All of the students were chosen because they have demonstrated excellent leadership potential.
During the week-long Economics for Leaders program, students attained an understanding of economic reasoning principles and how to employ these concepts for successful and effective leadership. Additionally, participants achieved a heightened awareness of the impact their decisions have on others and the responsibility that awareness imposes. Economics for Leaders is an unparalleled learning and growing opportunity. Students who have attended Economics for Leaders programs in prior years have called it "the experience of a lifetime."