>Youth Application 1

Personal Information



















Vision

Youth Leadership Kearney is designed to assist participants in developing leadership skills and in expanding  their awareness of the social, economic, and political challenges facing the Kearney community. The Leadership Kearney Board believes that each participant has the potential to become a leader and valuable decision-maker in the future.

















Work Experience

**Work Experience is a non-scored category


















Awards and Honors


Volunteer Experience



Organizations and Activities

Please list any school, religious, social, athletic, hobbies or other activities or organizations in which you have participated
in from 7th through 10th grade. (5 points)














References

Two typed letters of reference are required. Please include your sealed letters of reference with your application. One letter of reference is required from your academic facility. 

This could include a teacher, principal or counselor. The other letter of reference is required from a person who knows you through your organizational, volunteer, athletic or work  activities. This could include a coach, boss, scout leader, church leader, etc. Reference letters will be worth 5 points. The completeness of your application and your GPA will account for 5 points. References can be mailed or dropped off at the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce.  

Mail to:                                 

Leadership Kearney
PO BOX 692
Kearney, NE 68848

 

Drop Off:

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
1007 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE

If you have questions, please contact Shanna Schulte of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce: Phone: 237-4671 Email: sschulte@kearneycoc.org.


Applicant Commitment 

“I understand the purposes of the Youth Leadership Kearney program. If I am selected, I will devote my time and resources to complete the program. My attendance is expected at all sessions  and the opening retreat. If I miss more than one session, I understand that I may be asked to withdraw from the program. The class will be required to participate in a community project. In signing this application, I understand and accept these commitments and agree to honor them.  Furthermore, I understand that my conduct at all times represents the Leadership Kearney Program. As a role model, I pledge to make positive decisions that would be expected from an up  and coming leader on my campus and in my community. I understand that inappropriate or illegal conduct outside of Leadership Kearney activities may lead to my dismissal from the program.” 




Upload Applicant Commitment / Principal’s Agreement 

Each student will need to provide a parent/guardian signature.  They will also need to submit their GPA and a signature from an administrator from their school.    Students can print the form needed to be signed here.  Applicant Commitment / Principal’s Agreement Form

Students can, upload signed form below, mail or drop off at the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce.

Mail to:                                 

Leadership Kearney
PO BOX 692 
Kearney, NE 68848

Drop Off:

Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
1007 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE


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Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

1007 2nd Ave  •  PO Box 607  •  Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: 308-237-3101