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S.P.A.R.K. - Students Paving A road To Knowledge

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S.P.A.R.K. Mission

To ignite a SPARK that propels students to endless possibilities for their future. Mississippi State presents an expansive leadership conference designed to assist underrepresented rising seniors in laying the foundation for their future. Our goal is to introduce students to numerous avenues for life after high school while also serving as a vessel for self-exploration, self-discovery, growth and development for each conference attendee.

Conference Overview

S.P.A.R.K. is an innovative leadership conference that provides students with the tools to inspire, motivate and ignite a desire to succeed in their future. The three-day conference is filled with informative sessions, inspirational keynote speakers and fun/challenging activities. The camp attendees spend three action pack days full of self-discovery, as well as, personal and professional development on Mississippi State University’s campus. Each day is intended to help each student create their individual plan and goal for the future. Sessions within these days are designed to allow students the opportunity to discover their weaknesses and maximize their strengths. Conference participants spend their nights in premium style residence halls participating in activities that encourage social and personal growth.