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 the Chamber at 256-237-3536.