Dustin Marshall Named to 2016 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars
Joint program between four presidential centers to foster growth in a diverse group of leaders
(Dallas, TX) – In a press release yesterday, The Presidential Leadership Scholars program named Dustin Marshall to its 2016 Class of Presidential Scholars. Dustin is a community leader, a successful businessman, and a candidate for Dallas ISD Trustee in District 2.
According to the release, the program is “a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush . . . These diverse leaders were chosen because of their desire and capacity to take their leadership strengths to a higher level in order to help their communities and our country. The 6-month executive-style program begins this week at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home.”
“Scholars were selected based on their leadership growth potential and the strength of their personal leadership projects aimed at improving the civic or social good by addressing a problem or need in a community, profession, or organization.”
“I am honored to have been chosen for this program. It is a unique opportunity to meet and partner with a diverse group of leaders from across the country and to learn from preeminent scholars and political leaders. I will be able to hone my leadership skills and develop new ways to achieve progress in our community,” said Marshall.
Over the course of several months, scholars will travel to each participating presidential center to learn from former U.S. Presidents, key administration officials, and leading academics. They will study and put into practice varying approaches to leadership, develop a network of peers, and exchange ideas with mentors and others who can help them make an impact in their communities.