Meet the 2020-2021 class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute, who graduated in July 2021. Watch the Class of 2020-2021’s recap video here.
Teresa Merriweather Orok
Lesley Ridge Allen
Ron Scott Jr.
Appalachian Leadership Institute Alumni
Since 2019, nearly 160 Appalachians have gradated from ARC’s Appalachian Leadership Institute. After traveling the region, learning important capacity building skills, and getting to know fellow Appalachians, these leaders will continue to take lessons learned back to their communities to strengthen Appalachia.