The ALEF fellows were presented at the TRIO Regional Leadership Conference on
March 3, 2007, at Marshall University. The message presented was entitled The Appalachian PRIDE Program, A Personal Path to Success. Seven states, represented by nearly 200 disadvantaged
youth, gained insight into the higher education experience.
concept extends from the expertise of General Foglesong's philosophy
that, although leadership styles vary, depending upon the situation,
all good leaders have certain characteristics in common, the prerequisites
for successful leadership. Successful leadership hinges on a personal
commitment and a solid foundation of a personal path in order to succeed.
Good leaders hate to fail, because they are deeply committed to the
task before them. They refuse to accept failure.
desire to succeed is driven by intense pride, which forms the foundation
for successful leadershi. Specifically, every good leader shares seven
qualities: Preparation, Respect, Integrity, Discipline and Enthusiasm (PRIDE), plus morality and courage.
Foglesong joined his fellows for the event as the keynote speaker.