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Leadership Morgan Hill Class Projects

 

Class
 Project Description
2017 Pups in Need
Upgrade the Morgan Hill Police Department's canine impound facility.
2016 Community Oasis
Recognize and honor local students by creating an environment that promotes pride for the students and surrounding community. 
2015 "Bright Idea" Project
Design, build and install a state-of-the-art stage lighting system for the Downtown Amphitheater at the Community & Cultural Center.
2014 Meet Morgan Hill
Community service video highlighting the pulse of the Morgan Hill community.
2013 The Art of Leadership
Art project, photo collage, gifted to City to be displayed initially at the CRC and then to the new Council Chambers.
2012 Serenity Bench
A Reflection/Serenity Spot surrounded by Trees along the trail close to the Centennial Recreation Center
2011 Bricks For Our Future Project at the Community & Cultural Center
Buy A Brick – bricks sold at $100 each. Erected a wall at MHCCC. After construction costs, funds were distributed to youth groups in Morgan Hill.
2010 Permanent Exhibit at the Morgan Hill Museum entitled “Through Their Eyes”
Recognized citizens of Morgan Hill from early history days.
2009 Creation of Volunteer Morgan Hill
Organized a community service fair featuring many service agencies, with goal of encouraging high school students and other MH citizens to volunteer in the community.
2008 Security System for xxxxx and installed bleachers at the Aquatics Center
Moved bleachers to CRC from Britton School; sold orange bracelets as a reminder of domestic violence.
2007 Rehabilitation and Upgrades to the Grange Hall
Outside restoration of The Grange, built in 1907 and served as the Grange since 1937. Class fundraiser was dinner/dance/auction.
2006 Public Art at Morgan Hill Library
Public art for the New Morgan Hill library. Class did fundraising to have life-long piece of art installed at the library for everyone’s enjoyment. Plaque inscription indicates art was donated as part of the Centennial class project.
2005 Morgan Hill Recycles Program
Leadership Recycles-enhancing community recycling resources. A budget and funding plan was developed with a media and public relations arm. Receptacles were placed in downtown
2004 Renovation of Machado School
Fundraising was done for supplies, in kind contributions. Created a website, had a fund raiser at the site (picnic).
2003 Renovating Leadership Park
Cleaning and renovating the pond next to the Morgan Hill City Hall (removed during library construction), naming it “Leadership Park”. Fundraising was a component.
2002 Creation of Community Movie Night
Community Movie Night-class project held at the Community Center Amphitheater – free to the public (film, free popcorn). Fundraising involved paying for screen, audio.  
2001 Renovation of Downtown Commons Park
improved landscaping, improved fencing, new sitting benches, art mural on north wall. 
2000 Creation of Art a la Carte
Art A La Carte-class project held in spring as recreation for children. Continues, sponsored by City Parks & Recreation, held at MHCCC each year.
1999 Marketing Campaign for Leadership Morgan Hill
CD and brochure for their project. LMH continues to use this for public relations.
1998 Landscape Beautification Projects and presented bench to Morgan Hill Historical Society
Three part projects: spent a day at Crossroads, a mental health facility, doing spring cleaning. Another day was spent at Mt. Madonna YMCA at Crest Ave. weeding and painting and along the downtown median. The class presented a bench to the MH Historical House.
1997 Election Forums on MHAT Public Access TV
Using MHAT-TV, Morgan Hill access station, the class held election forums, interviews with community leaders.
1996 Central High School Mentoring
A one day mentor at Central High School. Class members talked about their professions and how to dress for a job, interview procedures, etc.
1995 No project