The St George Illawarra Dragons in partnership with the University of Wollongong will be presenting the Energise: Believe, Lead, Succeed program to twelve high schools in the St George region at UOW Jubilee Oval, Kogarah this week.
The objectives of the Energise: Believe, Lead, Succeed program will be to:
* Increase the number of students aspiring to University Study
* Encourage students to achieve their full leadership potential through inspiring role models from UOW and the Dragons
* Equip students with study skills as they undertake the senior years of high school
* Provide goal setting workshops identifying personal strengths and career ambitions
* Introduce self-belief and resilience strategies
The Dragons presently have 19 players studying at the tertiary institution under the Graduates of League banner, a program founded by Dragons captain Ben Creagh.
In addition Dragons and NRL Development staff will also be conducting a number of other regular programs across the region as well as making appearances at annual events Paint the Town REaD and Greenacres Disability Services Picnic Day.