ASHLAND, Ky. — Applications for the Youth Leadership program must be received by March 27 for consideration.
The Youth Leadership Program increases interaction between businesses and the youth in the region. The program takes part in sessions designed to educate on community issues, encourage mutual respect and facilitate in a shared concern for a commitment to the advancement of Boyd and Greenup counties. It is the goal of the Ashland Alliance to instill in these young people the responsibility for their own lives, and the lives of others and society, and to develop responsibilities for leadership in each area.
The program is comprised of 40 juniors from seven high schools in Boyd and Greenup counties and meets once monthly for seven months. Students are granted school attendance for sessions attended.