LFC Community - Application

Mission of LFC Community:
“Developing an inclusive continuum of civic leaders engaged in the advancement of the quality of life in Franklin County.”

Participants are taken through a nine-month course where they learn about leadership and their community, working on a nonprofit group community service project concurrently with monthly sessions.

LFCC students can expect:
· Networking  with influential community leaders, new friendships and working relationships with diverse members of the community.
· Learning in group dynamics, team leadership and professional & personal growth.
· Exposure to  the expectations and skills required of effective volunteers and corporate board members.
· Knowledge and sensitivity about people, systems, assets and problems of the community. 

 Leadership Franklin County Community students are selected through a competitive application and interview process based on a variety of criteria.  Applications must be submitted for consideration by June 30, 2020. Interviews will be conducted from May thru July based on application submission. All applicants will be notified of their status by early August with the new class starting in Sept. 2020.
 
Please fill out the application thoroughly giving yourself approximately 20 minutes to complete. You cannot save the application and come back to finish later. To apply you must be age 18 or over by June 30, 2020.
 

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* 1. Please fill in the following information.

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* 2. Describe your current job position and responsibilities. What do you consider your highest responsibility, skill or career advancement thus far?

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* 3. Education (High School)

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* 4. Education (College or Technical School)

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* 5. Education (Advanced College or Technical Degree)

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* 6. Military Veteran

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* 7. Please list civic, professional, business, religious, social, athletic, etc. organizations of which you are or have been a member. What positions do/did you hold and what are/were your responsibilities?

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* 8. What have you accomplished in these activities that you think is important?

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* 9. What (if anything) are you looking to change about your level of involvement in the community? Why?

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* 10. What is leadership to you?

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* 11. How are you looking to grow through your participation in this program?

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* 12. How did you hear about Leadership Franklin County?

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* 13. Leadership Franklin County is committed to educating participants about issues the County is or will be facing in the near future with the expectation that graduates will be energized to become actively engaged in community service.

In your opinion, what are three major issues facing Franklin County over the next three to five years? Why do you believe they are major issues? Which of these issues is most important to you, why? As a graduate of Leadership Franklin County, what will you do to address this issue?

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* 14. The November session typically includes a tour at Letterkenny Army Depot. The U.S. Army now requires LFC submit the names and social security numbers of everyone on the tour before we will be allowed on the Depot. We will collect these at the September Retreat. Please do not send them to us before that time.

Please indicate below that you understand that if you are accepted into the program, you will have to provide your social security number in order to tour Letterkenny Army Depot.

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* 15. Part of the application is a Employer questionnaire to be completed by your supervisor to help us better understand their expectations for this program.

Your employer will be asked:
1. What they expect you to learn about the community?
2. What do they expect you to learn about collaborative leadership?
3. How do they expect you to become engaged and impact the community?

Please have the appropriate person at your employer complete the survey located at 2020 Employer Survey by June 30, 2020.

I understand that I must have my employer complete the above survey in order for my application to be considered complete.

LFCC program tuition is $1300.  There is a limited number of scholarships available - please note below if you want to be considered for a scholarship.  Selected students will be alerted by early August and scholarship winner(s) will be known at that time. Tuition will be billed by September 2020.

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* 16. If selected, and in order to participate, I am seeking financial support (full or partial) through a scholarship

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* 17. If selected, my LFCC $1300 tuition will be paid by:

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* 18. Sponsor/Employer Authorization: If applicant is accepted into the Leadership Franklin County 2020-2021, the Sponsor/Employer will pay tuition in the amount of $1300 and the applicant must have the support of his/her employer in meeting the time commitments of the program. Please provide the following information.

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* 19. By typing my name below I certify that I have read, understand, and commit to follow the student responsibilities policy, attendance & participation policy, and missed session make-up policy. I understand that attendance at the sessions is mandatory and if I violate the policies I will be dismissed from the class. Please review the tentative dates, student attendance & participation policy here.

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