Jr. Leadership Jones
Junior Leadership Jones is a leadership development program for students from the Jones County High School sponsored by GCAPS and the Gray/ Jones County Chamber of Commerce.
Juniors and Seniors from Jones County High School can apply for who can miss 6 days of class without jeopardizing their required classwork. Approximately 20 students are selected each year through our application process. Junior Leadership does not cost any money and sessions begin in September and continue to April.
Meet the Jr. Leadership Jones Class of 2021-2022
Do I have to already be a leader to participate?
No, leadership skills can be learned and improved when nurtured.
What are the benefits of participating in Junior Leadership Jones?
To develop leadership skills. Meet with local community leaders while visiting Jones County and City governments, businesses, industry, educational programs, and community agencies. Great addition on a college resume. Expand your network.
What Leadership Skills will be taught?
Junior Leadership Jones will teach team building, meeting and events management, effective communication, time and Information management, money management, developing the leader within You, and understanding yourself as a leader.
Who are the instructors?
The instructors for Junior Leadership Jones will be Local business and community leaders.
WHERE DOES JUNIOR LEADERSHIP TAKE PLACE?
Most field trips will take place in Jones County at businesses and community agencies. There will be a few out-of-town field trips. You will be notified ahead of time about all out-of-town field trips, and they will each require a signed permission slip.
What is a typical junior leadership jones day?
8:30 AM Meet at designated space in High school
8:45 AM Leadership Training by Community Leader
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch & meet in project groups
12:30 PM – 2:45 PM Community Field Trips
*Please note that some days/sessions will be extended beyond the normal time frame.
Is lunch provided?
Yes, at no cost to the participant (pizza, subs, hamburgers, etc.)
Will participants be marked absent for class days missed?
No, Junior Leadership Jones is a school-approved educational program. Your absence will be considered a field trip.
are students responsible for making up missed school work?
Yes, students need to work with classroom teachers to make up or do ahead of any class work.
How can i find more about junior leadership jones?
Contact Jones County Chamber of Commerce at 478-986-1123 or firstname.lastname@example.org