McConnell Center announces summer 2023 Young Leaders Academy
Louisville, Ky. (January 31, 2023) - The application for the McConnell Center's annual Young Leaders Academy is now open.
The Young Leaders Academy (YLA) is a one-week summer residential leadership conference at the University of Louisville for Kentucky high school students. This year's YLA conference will take place from Tuesday, June 13 through Saturday, June 17.
The theme of this year's conference is "Revisiting American Constitutionalism." Sessions will be led by faculty, staff and students at the University of Louisville, as well as other experts in the field of the American founding. Conference topics will include the origins of the written constitution, the Federalist and Anti-Federalist debates and a variety of other topics pertinent to the birth of the United States.
The application deadline for this year's conference is Friday, March 31. Applications must include a one-page résumé and an essay. More information is available at McConnellCenter.org.
YLA is open to students who have completed at least one year of high school as of summer 2023. All students selected to attend the conference will receive a full scholarship that includes free lodging, meals and all conference materials.
For more information contact Meghan Waters, Director of External Education, at (502)852-3158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.