Blanchard® Wins Two 2024 Intrepid Momentum Awards

April 19, 2024

Celebrating Innovative Digital Learning Experiences

SAN DIEGO, CA—April 19, 2024—Blanchard®, a global pioneer in leadership development, consulting, and coaching for more than 40 years, has been recognized with two Intrepid Momentum Awards for its Student Self Leadership Champions course, which won for Most Engaging Discussion and Best Communication Strategy.

Student Self Leadership for Champions is a four-week collaborative online course designed for parents, coaches, teachers, or other adults who lead or influence high school students. They learn strategies to support teenagers as they develop the skills they need to overcome obstacles and persevere against life’s challenges. Offered through the Blanchard Institute, the course supports the vision of Ken and Margie Blanchard to help every child become a self-reliant leader.

“Our entire team is proud to partner with Intrepid and honored to receive these awards for designing courses that keep learners engaged. We find it quite rewarding each time we teach a person how to help teenagers navigate the world and reach their potential. Winning the awards is an affirmation that we are meeting our overarching goal of making a positive impact on our future leaders,” says Terrell Fletcher, Executive Director of The Blanchard Institute.

“Our Intrepid clients are some of the most talented and creative people in the learning space. The Intrepid Momentum Awards aim to recognize the passion that goes into their work, the creativity that goes into their activities, and the outstanding results generated by their L&D initiatives,” said JR Burch, Intrepid’s Director of Learning Experience Design and leader of the Momentum Awards program. “We chose the word Momentum for these awards because our goal has always been to move learning forward, and our customers are doing just that.”

About Blanchard Institute
Blanchard Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free leadership training to young people around the world and the adults who lead them. For more than 20 years, Blanchard Institute has been teaching the skills of the Student Self Leadership program to help high schoolers navigate the challenges of being a teenager by learning how to communicate more effectively, set goals, ask for help and support when they need it, and take responsibility for their own growth. Learn more at

About Blanchard
Blanchard is a global leader in leadership development, consulting, and coaching. For more than 40 years, Blanchard has partnered with organizations to maximize individual achievement and organizational performance, bringing measurable progress and true transformation. Blanchard’s SLII® is the global leadership model of choice, powering inspired leaders for more than 10,000 organizations worldwide. Blanchard also offers a suite of award-winning solutions through flexible delivery modalities to meet the specific needs of clients and learners.

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