YLP - Youth Leadership Polk Economic Development Session
Presenter - Chris Thomas, President of the Polk County Development Authority
This program is designed to encourage students to participate as leaders in their schools and to continue to promote and enhance the quality of life for themselves and their communities as they further their education and begin their careers. Each session will provide opportunities to tour different businesses, industries, public service departments and government facilities inPolkCounty. It’s important to show the students what opportunities are available to them within our community. The Chamber believes that this investment in ouryouthwill instill in them the passion and commitment needed to further their community as the next generation of leaders.
Polk County Schools as well as the Polk County College and Career Academy participate closely in the program from the selection of the students to allowing them to participate in the program throughout the year.