Woodward is committed to developing the next generation of thoughtful, visionary leaders of our community and of our world. Students are afforded numerous opportunities to develop and hone their leadership skills. Through participation in opportunities such as Peer Leadership, Student Government Association, and the Honor Guard, students learn to lead their peers and work together to achieve common goals. Woodward graduates go on to become leaders at their college or university, in their professional lives, and beyond.
- Student Government Association (SGA)
- Student Senate
- Peer Leadership
- Service Leadership Board
- Honor Guard
- Honor Council & Discipline Board
- Student-Athlete Advisory Board
- Student Alumni Ambassadors
- Special Leadership Opportunities
Peer Leaders are involved in numerous yearlong activities, programs, and meetings designed to ease the transition for students entering the Upper School. Peer Leaders are available to help ninth grade students with social and academic adjustments. Junior and senior students can apply to serve as Peer Leaders.
This board coordinates community service efforts in the Upper School by planning, executing, advertising, and advocating for service projects. Service leaders are charged with connecting service club members to hands-on opportunities for service at Woodward and in the community. Junior and senior students can apply to serve on the Service Leadership Board.
Travel opportunity presented by Woodward's Upper School Institute for Student Leadership:
NOLS Summer Alaskan Kayaking Expedition | June 25-July 9, 2016
The Upper School Institute for Student Leadership has student training each August. It is open to invited leaders who are involved in SGA, Peer Leadership, Honor Council, Discipline Board, Service Leadership Board, student publications, the arts, athletics, and other Upper School organizations and clubs.