Tag Archives: High School

Niharika Vattikonda will receive the HOBY 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award

The HOBY Outstanding Young Alumni Award was created to recognize and honor HOBY alumni, ages 25 and under, for their accomplishments and service. The winners of the award have distinguished themselves as leaders among their peers and in their communities. They have served in their schools, neighborhoods, and communities and have made a significant difference […]

HOBY is a Combined Federal Campaign Charity.

If you or someone you know works is a government or military worker,  HOBY would love the support! The 2014 campaign runs from September 1 – December 15, 2014. “CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with almost 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each […]

WLC Registration Is Open!

Enroll Now!! This week long program, the 2014 World Leadership Congress will take place July 19 – July 26 at Loyola University Chicago. During the week participants will interact with leaders from all walks of life, participate in thought-provoking workshops, work together at community service projects, collaborate with their team members to achieve common goals […]

A Very Special Thank You- Hollywood American Legion

HOBY will be selecting various supporters throughout the year to spotlight in our “With Special Thanks- A HOBY Donor Spotlight” series.  If you are a donor that would like to share your story on why you give to HOBY, please contact us. Hollywood Legion Post 43 Written by: Robin Garfield Nearly every year for the […]

Want to be a TEDx Teen– The Deadline to apply is today!

What is TED? TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most passionate about. “TED” stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. And in fact, the event is broader still, showcasing ideas that […]

HOBY Goes to China: 2014 Global Student Leaders Summit

The Guaranteed Acceptance Date is NOVEMBER 1st, 2014. This unique cross-cultural learning experience is truly a once in a lifetime adventure, available to you as an HOBY Alumni, as well as your friends (even if they didn’t attend a HOBY program). Participating students will have the opportunity to visit and discover ancient sites, bustling international […]

WLC is looking for a few good volunteers!

HOBY’s World Leadership Congress (WLC) is designed to allow students to discover their own personal leadership potential while becoming responsible and responsive global citizens. Participating students have the opportunity to engage with thought-leaders in a wide variety of fields. They also participate in hands-on leadership learning and activities in addition to service opportunities throughout the week. […]

Current Scholarship and Award Opportunities

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program honors youth volunteers in grades 5-12 for making a difference through community service. Applications for 2014 awards are open now through November 5, 2013. Honorees are recognized at the local, state and national level, and top honorees earn monetary awards and all-expense-paid trips with a parent or guardian […]

HOBY History

In the summer of 1958, actor Hugh O’Brian received the invitation that would change his life O’Brian, then 33, was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, parlaying his fame as television’s legendary Wyatt Earp into extra income by guest-starring in a rodeo. Then the cable arrived from French Equatorial Africa: renowned humanitarian and 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

What is HOBY?

Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. . HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide students selected by their schools to participate in unique […]