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2018 Leadership Seminar

June 1 - 3, 2018

Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH

HOBY New Hampshire hosted it's 2018 leadership seminar at Saint Anselm College in June 2018. The annual three-day seminar was be filled with interactive activities and workshops that allowed students to discover their personal leadership strengths all while exploring the beautiful Saint Anselm College campus. After understanding leadership from three different perspectives - individual, group, and societal - students then learned to cultivate their skills to lead others and make a positive impact in their homes, schools, and community.


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My favorite thing about seminar weekend is how much confidence it has given me. It has pushed me out of my comfort zone, and I am excited to return to my school and share my new perspective with others.

2016 Ambassador

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Kally Riddinger
Director of Recruitment & Ambassador Relations



The curriculum for the leadership seminar is based on HOBY's vision to

motivate and empower individuals to make a positive difference within our society. HOBY believes students represent the future leaders of the world.

By developing and understanding effective and compassionate leadership, we hope ambassadors will be able to realize their leadership potential, and take action in their homes, schools, and communities.


The HOBY program is based on the Social Change Model of Leadership and develops leadership from three perspectives:

  1. Personal Leadership     

  2. Group Leadership     

  3. Societal Leadership

We have an action packed weekend featuring a number of engaging, thought provoking, and fun activities and speakers, including:

  • 4 Hours of Service at the NH Food Bank Production Garden

  • Leadership and Team Building Activities

  • Panels

  • Keynote Speakers

  • Alumni Presentations

  • Leadership for Service Fair, showcasing service organizations and colleges or universities across the state

  • And so much more!

Additional Information

Participating Schools

Alvirne High School

​Bedford High School

Berlin High School

Bishop Brady High School

Bishop Guertin High School

Bow High School

Campbell High School

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy

Concord High School

ConVal High School

Dover High School

Derryfield School

Exeter High School

Farmington Senior High School

Gilford High School

​Goffstown High School

Gorham High School

Great Bay Charter School

High Mowing School

Hollis/Brookline High School

​Hopkinton High School

Inter-Lakes High School

John Stark Reg. High School

Kennett High School

Kingswood Regional High School

Laconia High School

Londonderry High School

Littleton High School

Manchester Central High School

Manchester High School West

Manchester Memorial High School

Mascenic Regional High School

​Mascoma Valley Regional High School

Merrimack Valley High School

Milford High School

Monadnock Regional High School

Moultonborough Academy

Nashua High School North

Nashua High School South

Newmarket Jr/Sr High School

Oyster River High School

​​Pelham High School

Pembroke Academy

Pinkerton Academy

Portsmouth Senior High School

Prospect Mountain High School

Rivendell Academy

St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Salem High School

Sanborn Regional High School

Souhegan High School

Somersworth High School

Sunapee Middle High School

Tilton School

Timberlane Regional High School

Trinity High School

Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative

Windham High School

Winnisquam Regional High School

Winnacunnet High School

Woodsville High School


For Service


We invite community organizations and colleges to share service and leadership opportunities available to students through our annual Leadership for Service Fair. The hour long fair takes place during our seminar and is open to college and universities as well as service organizations. 

Your $75 registration fee includes a 6ft table and quarter page advertisement in the program booklet. Scholarships are available for qualifying service groups.

June 3rd 10:45am-11:45am

Seminar Planning Team

2018 Leadership Seminar Planning Team

Names are hyperlinked for contact emails.

John Wescott '09
Seminar Chair
Kally Riddinger '08
Director of Recruitment & Ambassador Relations
Shawn Thibault '11
Director of
Mason White
Director of
Kate Aiken '13
Co-Director of Program
Luke Testa '12
Co-Director of
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