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Student Leadership Opportunities

Spring 2015

congressional award

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress‘ highest achievement award for young Americans. It is non-partisan, voluntary, and non-competitive. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year olds.

JOURNEYS students are highly encouraged to enroll. This will also be used as a criteria for many leadership opportunities.


CHCI brings students in 9th, 10th, and 11th grade to participate in the R2LNextGen program, a week-long leadership training in Washington, D.C.

Five students from JOURNEYS schools will be selected to participate in the CHCI’s R2L NextGen program in Washington, D.C.


HSF is the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education. HSF has awarded over $470 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for candidates,scholars and their families.

HSF College Day Series at UT Dallas on Saturday, March 21, 2015.


YSA activates, funds, trains, and recognizes young people and their adult partners through: Large-scale mobilization campaigns, YSA grants, Resources, and Awards will provide grants for JOURNEYS students to take an issue in their community and become the change they want to see.

Global Youth Service Dates: April 17-19, 2015


HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community.

June 12 – 14, 2015

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