High School Leadership Program

THE PROGRAM 
the 2024 High School Leadership Program will focus on one issue facing our region and nation wide - Agritourism. Students will hear from a range of speakers during the first week of the program with suggested reading provided for each session. During the second week, students are expected to use what they’ve learned to develop an initiative to address the issue of the program. Students will present their initiative to their cohort on the final two days of the program.

THE DATES 
Program Time Frame: Monday, July 22nd  – Friday, August 2nd . The first week will be at the Loudoun County Government Center, Great Country Farms, and the U.S. Capitol. The second week's presentations will be at the Brambleton Library. 

During the first week, each session is expected to run for a half day. The second week will be an opportunity for independent work before the presentation sessions, which will be full days. The final schedule is forthcoming.

In order to receive a certificate of completion, students must present their initiative during the final two days of the program.

WHO CAN APPLY
The VA-10 High School Leadership Program is intended for high school students who demonstrate leadership and a passion for service to their community. All applicants must be residents of Virginia’s 10th congressional district.. Accommodations are available upon request.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The applications for the 2024 program can be found here


Questions
? Questions may be directed to Shayna Gutcho at Shayna.Gutcho@mail.house.gov or by phone at (703) 234 – 3800.