The U.S. Military Academy is the preeminent leadership development institution in the world and its mission of developing the next generation of leaders doesn't start and finish at the gates of the academy. Through its office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity, West Point hosts Leadership, Ethics, Diversity and STEM workshops throughout the country to teach leadership, ethics and morality to students and educators in underserved areas.
The office hosted its fourth annual LEADS event at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The daylong event brought together JROTC cadets from throughout the Jackson Public School System and surrounding areas to learn about what it means to be a leader. There were STEM demonstrations where students could try out virtual reality headsets and participate in small experiments. Read more.