Daria Manior attended a leadership retreat Aug. 28-29 in Kingsland sponsored by Prince Hall Grand Youth Chapter OES, Jurisdiction of Georgia.
The purpose of the retreat was to provide a positive learning experience and to help prepare youth for leadership challenges.
Over the two-day period, Manior and other youth attended various workshops and meetings. They also were invited to meet the first African-American mayor of Kingsland, Kenneth E. Smith Sr., who gave a lecture on the importance of education and leadership. The group also toured the College of Coastal Georgia, where they learned of the various degrees and learning opportunities offered at the college.
Manior is a member of the Minnie M. Ponder Youth Chapter 112 OES. She serves as the treasurer in her chapter but was recently selected as a grand state officer for the Grand Youth Chapter. She is the daughter of Greg and Janine Manior. She is an honor student and a freshman at South Effingham High School. She is a star athlete in basketball and softball.
Manior is a member of Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, where she sings in the choir.