Star Staff Reports
“This is our third year for the council. It’s vital for elected officials to get ideas and suggestions from our next generation of leaders,” said Mayor Luttrell.
Last year, the 30-member council attended presentations about Shelby County Government and held a mock 2016 Presidential debate. The students also attended Government Day activities and even helped a local Memphis company design a youth marketing campaign.
- For grades 9-12 beginning in August 2016 and attend public, private or a home school in Shelby County
- Have at least a 2.5 GPA
- Participate in Government Day activities on Friday, January 6, 2017
- Attend at least 10 of 14 council sessions from August 2016 – May 2017
Applications for the Mayor’s Youth Council must be filled out online by midnight, May 22, 2016 at: https://surveymonkey.com/r/98FRZ6H
For more information, contact David McKinney at (901) 222-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org