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Adair County Youth Leadership Program 2021

By Tony Rose, Agent for 4-H Youth Development
Adair County Extension Service

We are taking applications for the Youth Leadership Program for 2021. This is open to youth who are middle school age (6th, 7th, & 8th graders). The deadline to apply is August 9, 2021. Only online applications will be taken, and the application must be filled out by the youth and signed by the parents/guardians.

Adair County Youth Leadership Online Application Link

6th, 7th, and 8th graders are eligible. Interested youth should:
  • Demonstrate leadership in school and/or community activities.
  • Express an interest in furthering their knowledge of the Adair County area.
  • Commit to 100% attendance at all sessions.
  • Receive a recommendation from their principal or counselor and approval to participate.
  • Participants must have a passing grade of at least a B average and must maintain this average throughout the school year. Participants must not get into any discipline problems during school year. If a participant drops below a B average or gets into discipline problems, then he/she will be dropped from the program.

Goals and Outcomes
Leadership is an important asset for community strength. The young people of this area should be taught leadership and actively engage in leadership activities as a valuable resource in furthering the community.

The goals of this program are to educate young people about our community; to educate young people about leadership, and to engage young people in community involvement.

The intended outcomes of this program are to promote the values of leadership and community involvement; to create future leaders in our community, to create relationships between youth and local businesses and organizations; and to promote the strengths of the Adair County area.

Selection Process
Using the objectives of the Youth Leadership Program, the Selection Committee will review all applications and selected the participants for this year's program. All applicants will be notified in writing of the Selection Committee's decision. Applications and related information will remain confidential.

For more information, contact Tony Rose at the Adair County Extension Office. Phone: 270-384-2317

Educational programs of Kentucky Cooperative Extension serve all people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

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