A nine-month leadership program for high school sophomores, Oktibbeha Young Leaders is designed to develop an energetic and diverse group of informed and qualified young leaders who will become our business and community leaders of tomorrow.
About the Program
The program currently allows students to explore varying aspects of business and economic development, education, law and criminal justice, health care, quality of life, and government.
Activities are designed to develop skills in teamwork and collaboration, problem solving, communication, organization and planning, ethics, networking, personal development and leadership skills. Participants gain an increased awareness of how leadership affects all aspects of life.
How to Apply
Class of 2021 – 2022 applications are now available. Applications will be open May 10 – June 30. Interviews will be held in July.
Applications are now available online and the deadline for all portions of this application is Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Oktibbeha Young Leaders is a collaborate effort with the Greater Starkville Development Partnership & the Starkville Rotary Club.
For more information on the Oktibbeha Young Leaders program, please contact Hunter Harrington at (662) 323-3322 or email [email protected]