Youth Leadership Henry

Attention Sophomores (Cohort 2026)!

  • Youth Leadership Henry, a countywide leadership program for high school sophomores, is designed to develop leadership potential and to acquaint participants with community needs, problems, and resources through interaction with local leaders and decision makers. The program will allow participants to interact with community leaders in examining a variety of issues that affect Henry County. Participants will gain insight into the complex decision-making process that is essential in addressing community issues, and they will learn more about the cultural and economic opportunities and resources available within this area.


    All sophomores enrolled in a Henry County School (public, private, virtual school, home school) or are a Henry County resident are eligible. Interested students should:

    • Demonstrate leadership in school and/or community activities
    • Express an interest in furthering their knowledge of Henry County
    • Commit to full participation and 100% attendance in the program
    • Receive one professional recommendation, and approval from their principal and parents to participate
    • Have at least an unweighted 84 numeric average -or- unweighted GPA of 3.0, to be provided by your school counselor
    • Pay the enrollment fee of only $175 after acceptance into the program - Due at Orientation Night upon acceptance




Last Modified on August 17, 2023