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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. High School for 2017 -2018 school year:

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* 3. Grade level for 2017-2018 school year:

Selected students will serve during 2017-2018 school year.

Students should be rising freshmen through rising Seniors.



October 4, 2017

Newport News Arts Commission: Supports arts and cultural activities within the City of Newport News. Typically consists of 2 youth representatives and 10 adults.
Current meeting schedule: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 8:30-9:30AM. Meeting location varies.
For additional information: http://www.nnva.gov /city-clerk/resources/boards-commissions-and-committees
Newport News Human Rights Commission: Safeguards all individuals within the city from unlawful discrimination; preserves the public safety and health of our community; and furthers the rights of citizens within the city. Typically consists of 2 youth representatives and 9 adults.
Current meeting schedule: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 12:30-2:00PM, except July and August.
Current meeting location: 392 Maple Ave, NN, 23607.
For more information: http://www.nnva.gov /city-clerk/resources/boards-commissions-and-committees
Newport News Mayor’s Youth Commission (MYC): Addresses concerns and issues identified by youth; reports recommendations to Mayor; and implements identified solutions. Typically consists of 30-45 youth representatives and 1-3 adults.
Current meeting schedule: Every Monday of every month September-June,
6:00-7:00 PM.
Current meeting location: South Morrison Family Education Center,
746 Adams Drive, NN, 23601.
For more information: dduck@nnva.gov
Newport News Public Library Board of Trustees: Advises the Director of Library and Information Services and the City Manager and makes recommendations on policy and administration on any library matters. Typically consists of 2 youth representatives and 10 adults.
Current meeting schedule: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 6:30PM. Meeting location varies.
For more information: http://www.nnva.gov /city-clerk/resources/boards-commissions-and-committees

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* 4. What are the qualities of a good leader?

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* 5. Please tell us about your participation in other clubs/extracurricular activities:

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* 6. Please rank your preference for which Board you wish to serve on:

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Newport News Arts Commission
Newport News Mayor's Youth Commission
Newport News Human Rights Commission
Newport News Public Library Board of Trustees
Thank you for applying to serve your City!  Please check your email, voicemail and home mailbox.  Interviews will be held in early October, and you will be contacted using the information you provided.