Junior Leadership Johnston

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Junior Leadership Johnston is a program to assist emerging youth in their efforts to prepare for leadership positions in business, community, education and government affairs.

Program Specifics

  • Participants (current sophomore class) will be selected from Johnston County Public High Schools, charter schools, private schools, and Johnston County Home Schools
  • The summer program is usually held for one week during the month of  June 
  • A mandatoryorientation will be held prior to the program week to familiarize parents/guardians/participants with the specifics of the program.
  • There will be five days of programmed activities to include but are not limited to classroom activities, tours fo local businesses/industries/agencies, as well as panel discussions.
  • Attendance the entire week is required to complete the program.
  • Participants will work in teams to produce a project related to the week of activities to be presented at the award banquet on Friday evening.
  • Thanks to the generosity of Duke Energy sponsoring the program, there is NO COST to participate.

Participant Criteria

  • Must be a current sophomore (rising junior) in high school
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must attend a Johnston County public high school, charter school, private school or be home schooled in Johnston County
  • Must participate in all days/sessions of the program if selected

Must complete and submit an application with a reference letter (to be submitted via email to swgardner@johnstoncc.edu) to:
Junior Leadership Johnston Advisory Board
135 Best Wood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520

Application above can be opened and downloaded via Adobe.
Please complete the application and email it to swgardner@johnstoncc.edu.
Reference letters should also be submitted via email to swgardner@johnstoncc.edu

For other inquires or additional questions, contact Joy Callahan at (919) 209-2027 or jtcallahan@johnstoncc.edu

2017 Junior Leadership Johnston Members
2017 Junior Leadership Johnston members


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