This group REAPs the benefits of leadership

Via BeavertonHummer.com
LEARNING TRANSFORMS US.
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Beaverton Hummer

By NatalieFoote

BHS has dozens of incredible clubs. One of them, REAP, goes above and beyond to embody the core value of Community Connects Us. This group has clubs at nine different schools and, in recent years, has served over 800 students.

The program consists of several groups to cater to different needs. The first, Solutions, is a 10-month leadership curriculum open to all students. It focuses on school and community leadership skills, academic aid and preparation for future careers, communication, problem-solving, and learning the value of collaboration within a community.

Tania Izquierdo, sophomore and president of the Solutions program at BHS, says that REAP has helped her improve her public speaking. “They’ve never pressured me to go up and talk, it’s been my choice if I want to do it or not and now I gladly volunteer to do speeches about REAP for just classrooms or even…

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