Youth Leadership Shelby County

If you are an 11th grader interested in expanding your extracurricular involvement while gaining valuable leadership skills, apply for Youth Leadership Shelby County.

The Youth Leadership Shelby County program will encourage you to be socially, conscientious leaders of the future by providing you with experience, vision, and an opportunity to lead. The 6-month program meets on the first Tuesday of each month and provides you the opportunity to meet with community decision makers and engage with them about current issues. Attendance at YLSC class days is required, and only one absence with prior permission is permitted.

Make sure you complete all of the requirements below to ensure your application is complete:

  • Complete YLSC application form including:
    • Get both a parent/guardian signature and Dr. Turner’s signature on the cover sheet
    • Write your essay
  • Get 2 recommendation forms completed (required forms attached to application & a letter is encouraged)
    • 1 in school reference (counselor or teacher)
    • 1 out of school reference (coach, pastor, family friend, employer)

Applications must be received by Friday September 23 at 4:30 p.m. Applications can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to the address below:

Leadership Shelby County  1123 County Services Drive   Pelham, AL 35124

Stop by in the counseling office to pick up your application. For questions, see Mrs. Miller.