On January 26, 2019 we had had 11 students travel to Merced College in Merced, California to compete in the Leadership Development Events. Fred Velasquez, Alondra Aquino, Neveya Villa, and Jenna Bates participated in the Creed contest. Sahjveer Bagri, Steffany Hernandez, Annika Mires, and Ashly Leos participated in the Job Interview contest. Lauryn Franzese and M'Lyssa Frago participated in the Prepared Public Speaking contest. Derek Brusenski placed 2nd in the Impromptu contest and is moving on to regionals.