FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Razorback student-athletes Stephanie Brown (women’s cross country/track & field) and Brandon Moore (baseball) and student-athlete development coordinator Rodger Hunter attended the 2011 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum last weekend in Chicago, Ill.
Brown and Moore were among approximately 400 student-athletes representing Division I, II and III. The forum included student-athletes from the states of Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
"It was an unbelievable experience," Moore said. "I went up there not knowing what to expect, but I met a lot of quality people. I learned how all the essential tools it takes to be a leader."
The NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum focused on providing pertinent and customized sessions to enhance personal awareness and leadership skills needed to impact student-athlete development at the campus and conference level, and beyond the collegiate realm.
"Getting to attend the NCAA Leadership Forum last weekend was a great experience," Brown said. "It was also a great opportunity for us to meet and interact with other student-athletes and administrators from different universities and divisions. All of the things we learned were good tools to help us become better leaders on our own campuses and when we’re back with our teammates in Fayetteville."
Brown and Moore are both actively involved in community service efforts on the UA campus and in the Northwest Arkansas area.