To prepare students for constructive leadership and responsible participation in the affairs of the community.


To identify high school students (public & private) who demonstrate leadership abilities or high leadership potential, who exhibit concern for the community.

To select a diverse class of highly motivated participants who represent the diversity of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups in Calhoun County, Alabama.

To provide leadership skills development through participation in training seminars and program activities.

To present a variety of programs on community issues, needs, opportunities, problems and resources while providing interaction with community leaders.

To provide opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds to meet and develop mutual understanding, respect and trust.

To offer participants opportunities for volunteer community involvement and service.

To encourage our youth to find satisfying job opportunities so he/she will come home to Calhoun County, Alabama to live, learn, work, worship, play and raise his/her family.

For more information, contact Krychelle Smith at 256-237-3536 or email