The Washington County Youth Leadership program is sponsored each year by the Chamber of Commerce along with local organizations and businesses. The Youth Leadership team is made up of 12 students from both local high schools and is designed to help these 10th & 11th graders develop leadership potential and to acquaint them with community needs and resources through special training and interaction with community leaders. The 24 students, who are selected by their schools, will participate in 8 learning sessions throughout the school year and will have a graduation ceremony in April 2018.
From the Washington County Youth Leadership Team of 2018,
"The one thing that stands out to me from my time in Washington County Youth Leadership is how great everyone in the program got along. Even though we were from different schools, we didn't let that stand in the way of being kind to one another."
"Other than the new friends and memories made, I loved getting to know so much about my community that I wasn't aware of. The campus tours of various colleges were most informative, and I enjoyed each one of them. I will be forever grateful for all the time and effort everyone along this journey has poured into all of us, and I will remember this experience for years to come."
"What stood out to me the most was our community's need of more new leaders. Before this program, I was not aware of how much our community had to offer."
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