• Call : (919) 734-2241

Each year 20-25 high school juniors commit to participate in this year long program.  The program is open to all Juniors who attend public, private, or parochial schools located in Wayne County.  Interested students should:

  • Have a solid “B” or above average.
  • Possess positive social skills.
  • Be involved in school and/or community activities.
  • Have a desire to learn more about Wayne County.
  • Be willing to commit to 100% participation.
  • Have good moral character.

Junior Leadership meets for seven full-day sessions, from October through May.  Participation in all events along with completion of 10 hours of volunteer service hours is required.  The graduation ceremony is held during the evening in May.  Parents are invited to attend the graduation event.

Orientation Day 2

2018-2019 Program Calendar

October 23  –  Orientation
November 13  –  Government & Law
December 4  –  Healthcare
January 29 –  Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
February 12  –  Business & Industry
March 12 –  Agri-Business
April 9 –  History & Education
May 7 – Arts, Leisure & Community Service
May 9 –  Graduation

Click on the items below to access the 2018-2019 Junior Leadership application, reference form and program information.  Please note that two (2) references are required for each applicant.

2018-2019 Junior Leadership Application

Deadline for Applications
Completed applications, reference forms and permission forms must be submitted to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce by September 19, 2017

For more information contact:

Janet Brock
Wayne County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 1107