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Columbia mayor to Junior Leadership grads:
You are chosen
Junior Leadership 2013
Junior Leadership Kershaw County students and members of the Kershaw County legislative delegation at the S.C. State House in March. Each month, students participate in an activity to grow them into more well-rounded people. Junior Leadership Kershaw County celebrated 25 years and its 2013 graduates at its annual graduation dinner April 25. - photo by Photo courtesy of Junior Leadership Kershaw County
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin spoke to the 2013 graduating class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County (JLKC) at the program’s 25th anniversary dinner April 25. After being introduced by State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk, Benjamin told the JLKC graduates they weren’t there by accident. “You are chosen -- each and every one of you -- handpicked for your ability, for your integrity and for your capacity to lead,” Benjamin said.