Opportunities for Kentucky Students (Grades 5-12)

  • Young Leaders Academy: 35 high school students; four-day summer residential program at the University of Louisville on a topic related to United States history, government, politics, and leadership strategies (all expenses paid)
  • Living History Series: Kentucky high school classrooms attend public lectures and private sessions with keynote speakers and scholars at the McConnell Center
  • McConnell-Chao Archives:Students engage primary source and archival materials from the lives of two prominent Kentuckians - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and former Secretary of Labor (2001-2009) Elaine L. Chao - to highlight civic concepts in U.S. government