Junior Leadership Academy - 2017-2018

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Name: Junior Leadership Academy - 2017-2018
Date: January 2, 2017 - March 8, 2018
Event Description:

 2017-18 Junior Leadership Academy
The Junior Leadership Academy (JLA) was created by the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce and is supported by the regional business community.  JLA is a program for students whom desire the opportunity to learn more about Fort Smith and the opportunities available in our city.  Students will meet community leaders from area businesses, government agencies, and civic organizations.  Students will be introduced into an environment designed to enhance and develop their leadership skills which will benefit them throughout the rest of their life. 
Program beginning the 2017-2018 school year (JUNIOR YEAR).

The Chamber welcomes the following students to the JLA Class of 2018!

Union Christian Karoline Beeson, Jania Flake, Rebecca Warnock

Future School - Yoselin Cardenas, America Cruz, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Haley Kempe, Allie Martinez

Greenwood - Ashlyn Barton, Julia Brixey, Tyler Merreighn, Abigail Wofford

Northside - Addison Bush, Georgie Mings, Rosie Nguyen, Lauragale Ralston, Lorena Sanabria, Travis Sananikone, Seumita Seuasingnouane, Sophie Stites, Anna-Catherine Williams, Nakiah Willis

Southside - Ryan Beallis, Caroline Beland, Hudson Clark, John Freeny, Jackson Infield, Jack Kincannon, Lauren McKinney, Rylee Norton, Flor Ortega, Mackenzie Shell, Skyler Simpkins
We are currently securing sponsorships for the upcoming 2017-2018 Junior Leadership Academy.  If you are interested in being a part of this exciting program please contact Debra Young at 479-783-3111 or email dyoung@fortsmithchamber.com


Opening Retreat - August 4-5, 2017
Innovators in Our Community - September 6, 2017
Career Opportunities - October 4, 2017
Healthcare - November 1, 2017
Public Service - November 29, 2017
Higher Education/WATC/Vocational - January 17, 2018
Closing Session - February 10, 2018
Commencement - March 8, 2018
Event Sponsors:
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Session Sponsor

Contact Information:
Debra Young - Senior Education Coordinator
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