Junior Leadership

The Chamber’s Junior  Leadership program is designed for high school sophomores who are interested in sharpening their headship skills, learning more about in their community, and getting involved in community service.  The program educates and motivates participants, while honing their leadership skills.

Program Details

  • 2019 Class Deadline is January 11, 2019
  • 2019 Application forms available here
  • $50 tuition fee
  • Limited to 25 participants
  • Runs from late January through mid-April each year
  • Nine sessions, plus volunteer hours on community project
  • Monday afternoons after school from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Your Extra Closet

Training sessions include:

2018 Class

  • leadership skills
  • team building
  • community awareness
  • medicine
  • volunteerism
  • education
  • legal field
  • law enforcement
  • government
  • the arts
  • career development
  • and more!

Participant Selection

The program is restricted to 10th grade students from within Oxford and Lafayette County.  Acceptance is based on completion of the required forms and documents by the assigned deadline and the payment of $50 tuition fee.  The class is limited to 25 participants.  Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to their potential for leadership, would contribute to the overall diversity and strength of the class and have available time to commit to the program.

For more information about the program, contact Pam Swain at 662-234-4651 or email .

LEADERSHIP AWARD: (left to right) Chamber Chairman of the Board David Guyton; Mason Bay, from Lafayette High School, 2018 Leadership Award recipient; and Lolita Gregory, Junior Leadership Chairwoman.