23/06/2018 – Curacao Chronicle. / WILLEMSTAD – Richard Pols wins the Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2018 (RYLA). Over the past three days more than 40 potential young leaders from 14 schools have competed for this prize. The youngsters, aged between 13 and 18, were trained during the workshop by professional coaches on their leadership qualities. They carried out the various challenging and difficult assignments to prove their leadership skills. They also all held a pitch, in which they presented themselves as well as possible.
This three-day workshop is sponsored for the ninth year in a row by MCB, ENNIA, Avila Beach Hotel, Burgers & Fung A Loi Notaries, EY and Afas. Thanks to their contribution, Rotary Club Willemstad (RCW) can give potential leaders of Curaçao a unique experience in the area of leadership.
Photo: Patrick Thissen, Chairman Rotary Bert Aegenendt with the 5 nominees for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2018. Third from left Richard Pols who is awarded the Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2018.