Leadership Franklin County Youth - Application

Leadership Franklin County Youth is designed to provide learning opportunities to Franklin County high school sophomores during the year 2019-2020 with the goal of creating a community of young people who are actively engaged in responsible, ethical, and effective leadership.

Please review the time commitment in Question 2 before submitting. You must obtain permission from your parent/guardian and a school administrator/designee before you can be accepted. Application deadline is February 19, 2019. Paper applications are available by going to www.franklincountyworks.com and clicking on Leadership or at your Guidance Office.

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* 1. Please fill in the following information.

* Please use a student email address that can receive email from outside your school and that you can access during the summer.

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* 2. Student Commitment:
If selected for Leadership Franklin County Youth I will participate to the best of my ability. This includes attendance at all sessions (including orientation and retreat), completion of related assignments, displaying mutual respect for adult facilitators and other student participants, and a desire for learning new skills and self-improvement. In the event that there is an emergency or illness and a student cannot attend a session, a makeup assignment must be completed.

o Tuesday, May 7, 2019                                        Orientation Day at Mill Road Adventures

o Tuesday June 18, 2019*                                   Retreat Day at Mill Road Adventures                      

o Saturday, July 13, 2019                                     Scoop-A-Palooza – LFC Youth Volunteer

o Tuesday, September 10, 2019                         “Understanding Others” Session

o Tuesday, October 1, 2019                                 “Model the Way” Session

o Tuesday, November 5, 2019                            “Inspire a Shared Vision” Session

o Tuesday, December 3, 2019                             “Challenge the Process” Session

o Tuesday, January 7, 2020                                  “Enable Others to Act” Session

o February 2020                                                       IceFest - LFC Youth Volunteer

o Tuesday, February 4, 2020                               “Encourage the Heart” Session

o Tuesday, March 3, 2020                                    “Leadership in Action” Session

o Tuesday, April 7, 2020                                        Service Project Presentation Preparation

o May 2020, Date TBA                                           Graduation


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* 3. Parent/Guardian Commitment:
By typing my (our) name(s) below, I (we) fully endorse our child’s participation in Leadership Franklin County Youth and understand the program participation requirements.

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* 4. The June session is mandatory and if a student cannot attend this session they must withdrawal from the program. Students must provide their own transportation to this mandatory retreat. Are you available for the June 18, 2019 retreat and willing to commit to attending this session?

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* 5. School Administration Consent:
By typing my name below, I acknowledge that I understand the commitment involved in Leadership Franklin County Youth and I will seek written consent from my school administrator by Orientation Day on May 7, 2019 should I be selected for this program.

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* 6. Please describe your reasons for wanting to participate in the Leadership Franklin County Youth.

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* 7. Who is someone you consider to be a leader and why?

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* 8. What adjectives would others who know you use to describe your personality?

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* 9. Tell us about the most difficult decision you have made in the past year. What factors did you consider in helping you make this decision?

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* 10. List your extra-curricular activities in school. Indicate how long you have been involved with each activity.

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* 11. List your extra-curricular activities outside of school. Indicate how long you have been involved in each activity.

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* 12. Think of a time you had a chance to be a leader. What did you do? Was this experience positive? Was the experience successful? Looking back at the experience, what would you have done differently and why?

Thank you for applying to Leadership Franklin County Youth. Your interest in learning skills to develop your leadership potential is an investment in your personal growth, community involvement and career development.

Be sure to also complete the Communication Release Form, the Field Trip Permission Form, the Mill Roads Release Forms and submit 2 referrals.   For the complete application packet please click here.

The selection committee will be scheduling interviews during the month of March 2019 in your school. Students accepted into the program will be notified by April 30, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in Leadership Franklin County Youth.

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