Vermillion, USD to host HOBY The South Dakota Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar will be hosted by The University of South Dakota and the community of Vermillion June 10-12.
The annual HOBY seminar is a gathering of one high school sophomore from each high school in South Dakota. This year, 86 ambassadors will take part in the seminar to learn about leadership skills.
The ambassadors hear from many panelists throughout their three-day experience on topics including, media, education, government, entrepreneurship and volunteerism. On Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, the ambassadors will be participating in various service projects around the city with the Vermillion Lions Club.
Last year's Vermillion High School ambassador, Trish Merrigan, was selected as the female South Dakota representative to the World Leadership Congress, the "International HOBY gathering" in Washington, DC.