Leadership Pocono 2012 Celebrates Graduation


Stroudsburg, PA – Leadership Pocono hosted the 2011-2012 class graduation dinner on Thursday, June 28th at Lawnhaven, Stroudsmoor Inn.  The Commencement Speaker was Kathy Kuck, President & CEO of Pocono Medical Center.  Master of Ceremonies was Ken Koberlein and Robert P. Phillips, President/CEO Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce and Chuck Niclaus Chairman Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce also addressed the group. Daria Wielebinski gave the Invocation and the 2012 Commencement Address was given by Cassandra Cleveland.  The graduation awards were presented by Marianne Chester, Chair of Leadership Pocono and Alla Wilson a member of Leadership Pocono Board of Directors. The dinner was sponsored by ESSA Bank and Trust and East Stroudsburg University.  For more information, please contact Leadership Pocono Coordinator Francesca Turturro at 570-421-4433 or lpcoordinator@leadershippocono.org.

The mission of Leadership Pocono, a dynamic teaching institute, is to educate and transform future leaders through interactive learning so that they can serve the needs of a growing and vibrant, diverse community. Leadership Pocono provides the identification, development and empowerment of excellence in business, personal and community leadership.

The members of the graduating class of 2012 Leadership Pocono are, kneeling left to right, Monica Cravotta and Kizzy Morris. Seated, left to right, Cristina Rodriguez, Joan Menhennett, Aubrey Boyd, Nitza Desire , Lea Power Carpenter, Cassandra Cleveland. Standing, left to right, Ellen Sibilia, Thomas Gayletz, Lisa Kirschner, Gaurav Navin, Daria Wielebinski, Tanya Goode, Maria Schramm and Luann Goyne.