Looking for a unique opportunity for your teens? Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is accepting applications for its Youth Leadership Oklahoma class.
The class is a week-long journey across the state that introduces high school students to leaders, issues and resources in Oklahoma. More than 750 students from more than 231 schools have already participated in the program. The class will be presented this summer and is open to students between their junior and senior year of high school.
Students who participate have the unique opportunity to be involved in local and statewide issues. Leadership Oklahoma is looking for individuals with an interest developing leadership skills to be part of the program. The mission of Leadership Oklahoma is to create, inspire and support leaders who will help shape the future of the state. The youth program prepares students to make significant strides in their personal development at a young age.
Youth Leadership Oklahoma accepts 50 students annually. Applicants must have at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and demonstrate an interest in local issues. The class is hosted June 5-10, 2016. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 1. Find details online or call 405-848-0001 to learn more. Completed applications must be received in the Leadership Oklahoma office, located at 5500 N. Western, Suite 142 in Oklahoma City.