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Indiana Democratic Party announces emerging leaders

The following statement was issued Saturday by the Indiana Democratic Party's Emerging Leaders Project:

We are excited to announce the members of the 2014-2015 Emerging Leaders Project class!

Created and operated by volunteers, the Emerging Leaders Project is a free, year-long leadership development and networking program designed for up-and-coming young leaders who have an interest in running for office or working on campaigns.

In this, the third year of the program, nearly 150 young leaders from around the state applied for one of the 40 available slots in this year’s class. A selection committee made up of Emerging Leaders Project Board Members and Democratic Party activists met over the weekend to review the applications and make final selections – a very long and difficult process.

After much consideration, we are proud to welcome the following individuals to the Emerging Leaders Project

Ferdinand Alvarez, Portage

Alycin Bektesh, Bloomington

Amy Blaker, Merrillville

Kacey Blundell, Terre Haute

Alexander Burton, Evansville

Megan Butler, Fort Wayne

Cesia Carmona, Avon

Kelli Chavez, Plymouth

Sarah Chestnut, Indianapolis

Allison Chopra, Bloomington

Andrew Durham, Kokomo

Chelsea English, Indianapolis

Megan Erwin, Elkhart

Alfredo Estrada, East Chicago

Gregory Garrett, Indianapolis

Eve Granatosky, Mishawaka

Chris Grider, Greenwood

Abbie Gruwell, Columbus

Ashley Gurvitz, Noblesville

Aaron Harrison, Indianapolis

Courtney Hodgson, Carmel

George Hornedo, Indianapolis

Cloteal LaBroi, East Chicago

Lori Latham, Gary

Patrick Lockhart, Indianapolis

Steven Marcus, Gary

Sean Mobley, Indianapolis

Ranjanpreet Nagra, Greenwood

Jorge Ortiz, Fort Wayne

Liam Roche, Indianapolis

Abbey Rogers, Terre Haute

Brian Rosario, Indianapolis

Madalyn Sade-Bartl, Churubusco

Charles Sebring, Vincennes

Brian Smith, Leesburg

Josh Staten, New Albany

Carley Turow, Indianapolis

Latisha Varnesdeel, Indianapolis

Ryan Waggoner, Indianapolis

Alissa Wetzel, Indianapolis

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