FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09/07/2016
The Office of State Representative Jeff Leach is Accepting Applications for Class 3 of the House District 67 Student Leadership Advisory Council
PLANO - Today, the Office of State Representative Jeff Leach will begin accepting applications for Class 3 of the House District 67 Student Leadership Advisory Council.
Launched by Representative Leach in 2014, the Student Leadership Advisory Council provides an exclusive opportunity for high school students within House District 67 to engage in the legislative process with Representative Leach and his staff and to obtain a hands-on education of the role and inner-workings of Texas state government.
Stated Leach, "The HD 67 Student Leadership Advisory Council is carefully crafted to educate and inspire our young leaders who have taken an interest in public service and civic engagement. Over the past two years, this program has provided my office with tremendous insight, hope and encouragement for our next generation of young leaders, and I am looking forward to another productive and successful school year."
Representative Leach's office is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in grades 9-12 in public, private or homeschool and should reside in District 67. Students will be selected by the Student Leadership Advisory Council Selections Committee, which is comprised of various community leaders within House District 67. Applications are due September 29, 2016 and final selections will be announced on October 10, 2016.
Students selected to participate in the Student Leadership Advisory Council will be required to attend three meetings throughout the 2016-2017 school year. Meetings will be led by Representative Leach and his staff as well as other elected officials, covering various topics including the significance of community involvement, the role and functions of state government and the overall legislative process.
Click here to access the application for the Student Leadership Advisory Council for the 2016-2017 school year. For more information please contact Representative Leach's District Office at (972) 424-1419 or District67.Leach@house.texas.gov.