Junior Leadership Johnston County
Junior Leadership Johnston is a program to assist emerging youth in their efforts to prepare for
leadership positions in business, community, education and government affairs in their future
◊ At least one student will be selected from each high school
◊ The summer program will be held June 17-21, 2019
◊ A mandatory orientation will be held prior to the program week to familiarize parents
and/or guardians and participants with the specifics of the program
◊ Participants will be involved in five days of programmed activities including (but not
o Business & Industry
o Health & Human Services
o Education & Tourism
o Government & Public Safety
o Presentation preparation
◊ Participants will be involved in classroom activities each day (self-assessments,
teambuilding, communications, ethics, etiquette, presentation skills, etc.) and tours of
local businesses and agencies, as well as panel discussions
◊ Participants will work in teams to produce a project related to the week of activities, to be
presented at the banquet on June 21, 2019
◊ Must be a current sophomore (rising junior for 2019-2020 school year)
◊ Must have an A/B grade average
◊ Must attend one of the nine public high schools, Neuse Charter School or be home
schooled in Johnston County
◊ Must participate in all sessions if selected
◊ Must complete application electronically and submit application and reference letter to:
Junior Leadership Johnston Advisory Board
135 Best Wood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520
Application may be dropped off, it does not have to be mailed.
Lunch and snacks will be provided daily. Participants will receive a t-shirt, as well as a
certificate of completion at the end of the week-long program.
Participants MUST agree to attend ALL 5 days of the summer program and the banquet to
graduate with a certificate from the program.
For inquires or additional questions, contact Joy Callahan, 919-209-2027.
The deadline to submit an application is March 22, 2019.