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Dr. Bucshon to Host First Annual Student Leadership Summit

(VINCENNES, IN) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. will host his first annual Student Leadership Summit for high school students in Indiana's 8th Congressional District on Monday, October 5, 2015 at Vincennes University's Green Activities Center.

“I’m excited to host my first Student Leadership Summit for high school students here in the Eighth District. We have a great lineup of speakers and leadership activities that will be informative for students who participate,” said Bucshon. “I want to encourage high school teachers to nominate students who exhibit strong leadership qualities in their schools and communities to attend. These students are the future of our state and it’s my hope that they will leave the summit equipped with new skills and knowledge to help them in their endeavors.” 

The summit is a unique opportunity for local high school student leaders to hear a wide range of presentations from individuals and groups who have one-of-a-kind stories to share about how they have achieved success. Students will also have the opportunity to build leadership skills through interactive activities facilitated by the University of Evansville’s Leadership Academy. 

Presenters will include Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D., former Indiana Governor and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, owner of Sievers & Companies Mike Sievers, President and CEO of Bestway Express, Inc. Shepard Dunn, and a panel of currently enrolled college students.  

WHO: Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), Mitch Daniels, Former Indiana Governor and current Purdue University President, Mike Sievers, Owner, Sievers & Companies, Shepard Dunn, President & CEO, Bestway Express, Inc., University of Evansville’s Leadership Academy

WHAT: First Annual Student Leadership Summit

WHEN: Monday, October 5, 2015 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm ET

WHERE: Vincennes University Green Activities Center, 1002 N 1st St, Vincennes, IN 47591

All high schools in Indiana’s Eighth Congressional District were invited to nominate any number of students to attend the summit based on criteria they deem appropriate. 

Schools who wish to register students or learn more about the Student Leadership summit can do so at:

Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. is a physician and Republican member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee serving his third term representing Indiana's 8th Congressional district. The 8th District of Indiana includes all or parts of Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, and Warrick counties.