The Student Leader Program

Training Young leaders to serve schools and communities

BEST’s Student Leader Program trains Bulgarian high school students participating in BEST to be team leaders, mentors to younger students, and active servants in their home communities. Student Leaders are nominated by their BEST coach for their outstanding leadership, encouragement, and commitment to their team.

During their year as Student Leaders, SLs will:

  • Mentor and support fellow BEST teammates

  • Form meaningful friendships with young leaders all over Bulgaria

  • Help BEST coaches with logistics before, during, and after tournaments

  • Recruit fellow students from school for BEST

  • Create a sense of team spirit and enthusiasm on one’s team

  • Complete two creative pre-tournament projects 

  • Attend at-tournament meetings

  • Complete a Community Project

  • Attend the closing seminar

  • Be a positive and active member of the BEST community

  • Respect all rules at tournaments and be a good example to others

For more information about the Student Leader Program, contact BEST’s Student Leader Program Coordinator, Hristina Todorova, at