Junior Leadership Academy - 2018-2019

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Name: Junior Leadership Academy - 2018-2019
Date: April 6, 2018 - March 7, 2019
Event Description:

 2018-19 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 2018-2019 school year (JUNIOR YEAR).

The application deadline to apply for the Class of 2019 will be Friday, February 9, 2018. 
Click here to access the application:

The class announcement will be made on Friday, April 6, 2018.
We are currently securing sponsorships for the upcoming 2018-2019 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


New Class Reception - May 22, 2018 (UPDATED DATE)
Opening Retreat - August 3 - 4, 2018 (Friday - Saturday)
Innovators in Our Community - September 5, 2018
Career Opportunities - October 3, 2018
Healthcare - November 7, 2018
Public Service - December 5, 2018
Higher Education/WATC/Vocational - January 16, 2019
Closing Session - February 9, 2019 (Saturday)
Commencement - March 7, 2019 (Thursday)
Event Sponsors:

Student Sponsor

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Session Sponsor

Contact Information:
Debra Young - Senior Education Coordinator
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