Past Leadership Challenge Events

All 3 Past LCE Fellows

Leadership Challenge Event History

The Leadership Challenge Event was created in 2011 through the work of Leadership Institute students, led by Lauren Edelmen (Eckert).  The 2011 LCETM Simulation theme challenged students to overcome the chaos of a campus shooting occurring at Central Kansas University the day before.  15 teams participated, ten of those being from high schools and six from colleges and universities. 

The 2012 LCETM was led by Shea Kirsop and the Simulation theme challenged students to work both individually and as a team to solve a budget crisis resulting from the embezzlement of millions of dollars within the Central Kansas Community Foundation. 19 teams participated, twelve of those being from high schools and seven from colleges and universities. 

The 2013 LCETM was led by Kristen Onions and the Simulation theme challenged students to work both individually and as a team to run a campaign for a candidate.  28 teams participated, 20 of those being from high schools and 8 from colleges and universities.

The 2014 LCETM was led by Kristen Onions and the Simulation theme challenged students to work both individually and as a team to overcome the chaos created from a flash flood disaster.  27 teams participated, 20 of those being from high schools and 7 from colleges and universities.