YLC Program Info

 

2017-2018 Schedule of Programs and Dates

All the YLC meetings will be held on Sunday at Abel’s on the Lake (in the event space upstairs) from 4:30-5:30 pm.

  • September 17 – 1st Speaker Series, Cory Redding-Former UT & NFL football player
  • October 22 – 2nd Speaker Series, Cecilia Abbott-1st Lady of Texas
  • January 28 – 3rd Speaker Series, Beau Armstrong-Chairman, President, and CEO of Stratus Properties; Ed Clements-Radio Personality, Austin’s Morning News talk show host, television actor with appearances in Friday Night Lights
  • February 25 – 4th Speaker Series, Andrew Heller, renowned performer and independent recording artist
  • April 13th – Awards reception at the Long Center ($500 college book scholarship awarded)

Past Speakers

2016-2017

Amy Simmons, Amy’s Ice Cream Founder

Ricky Williams, 1998 Heisman Trophy Winner and 2015 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee

Will Bridges, Musician and Co-Owner of Lambert’s BBQ, Antones-Austin’s Home of Blues, Arlyn Studios and Deep Eddy Cabaret

Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin

Sara Hickman, Singer/Songwriter, Vocalist and Musician

Mitch Morse, NFL Offensive Line (Center) Player for The Kansas City Football Chiefs, among the top 10 Rookies of the Year

 

2015-2016 

Casey McPherson, Lead Singer of  Alpha Rev,  an Indie-Rock Band
“Leadership through Music and the Arts”

State Senator Judith Zaffirini
“Leadership through Government and Service”

Cotter Cunningham, CEO of Retail Me Not
“Leadership through Entrepreneurship”

Major General Tony Cucolo, UT Vice-Chancellor of Leadership and Veterans Affairs
“Leadership through Excellence”

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