|First Community Bank Youth Leadership Weakley County
First Community Bank Youth Leadership of Weakley County
October 5, 2016 – Student / Parent Introduction
What is Youth Leadership?
First Community Bank Youth Leadership of Weakley County (FCBYLWC) is a community leadership program that identifies and assists talented students who want to:
Who can participate in Youth Leadership?Participation in FCBYLWC is open to all Weakley County High School sophomores.
Applicants must be in good academic standing and have no attendance or disciplinary problems at their school. Also, applicants must commit to the attendance and participation requirements of the program. Recommendations from references and demonstrated leadership skills are valued in the selection process. Only five (5) students from each high school are selected to participate.
When does Youth Leadership meet?
This program begins in October and concludes in April. See specific dates listed above.
Who is responsible for the selection of the participants?
The Youth Leadership Board of Directors. The most important factor in selection is identifying those students who are most interested in the program and who are most apt to utilize what they learn in the program.
This selection will be a blind selection process, which means the Board of Directors will not know the names of the applicants or their parents.
How will Youth Leadership Be Funded?
All costs of First Community Bank Youth Leadership of Weakley County are being underwritten by First Community Bank of the Heartland with support from Weakley County Municipal Electric System, Weakley County Schools, Weakley County Chamber, and other community donors.
How and When to Apply?
Students may obtain application forms from the Counseling Offices at Dresden High School, Gleason High School, Greenfield High School, and Westview High School. Completed applications and reference letters must be returned to your school’s Guidance Counselor. Counselor’s will inform students of due dates.