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Leadership Webster Session 7-Economic Development

The students of Webster Youth Leadership spent the day with some of our area’s key players in economic development. These organizations are making sure that the Northwest LA region is ready to take on new industry and has a quality workforce. The group also learned just how much the sports tourism industry plays into economic development and that it brings in millions of dollars annually to this area. Senator Ryan Gatti hosted lunch and spoke with the leadership students. 

Webster Youth Leadership would like to give thanks to Scott Martinez and Sheena Bryant with North Louisiana Economic Partnership, Kelly Wells and staff with the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, Ryan Gatti for State Senator District 36, and Kathy French with the The Port Works – Caddo/Bossier for hosting them.