Junior Program Application


We strive to model and promote diversity and inclusion as a means to strengthen leadership.

We do this by:

  • respecting and encouraging all perspectives
  • engaging diverse populations in all activities

Application Guidelines

Applications are being accepted by Leadership Macomb for Junior Leadership Macomb V. Junior Leadership Macomb is an eight day leadership experience for high school juniors that will take place from 9 am to 3 pm on the following Saturdays; September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9, January 6, February 10, March 11, and April 22. Graduation will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, May 6, 2018. Participating students will gain new information on the assets/issues of Macomb County through engaging activities, field trips and group discussions. They will also learn about their own leadership style.


Students entering their junior year in a Macomb County high school (public, private or homeschool) in the fall of 2017 are eligible to apply.

Program Objectives

The Junior Leadership Macomb Program is designed to:

  • Create opportunities for students to realize their leadership potential
  • Expose students to the systems that make up a County (Health Care, Environment, Arts, etc.)
  • Provide access to a network of professionals and job sharing opportunities
  • Foster a commitment to community involvement

Students will be selected for participation based on personal goals, personal assessment, personal/life achievements (this includes work experiences, community service, faith-based affiliations, etc.), academic, and personal references.

Attendance Requirement

There are 48 contact hours in the program. As a requirement for graduation, participants must attend 38 hours, or 80%, of the monthly sessions. Attendance will be taken at each session. If you are unable to attend a session, please notify LM staff in advance.

How to Apply:

Applications are due no later than 5 pm, June 2, 2017 and may be submitted by either of the following ways:

  • Download entire PDF version: JLM 2017-2018 Application and
    • Email: dbanks@leadershipmacomb.org
    • Fax: 586.792.2803
    • Or mail to: 14460 Lakeside Circle, Suite 220, Sterling Hts., MI 48313
  • Submit application online by completing form below.
    • After submitting online application, download the additional PDF version of the Reference and Photo Release Form and send to dbanks@leadershipmacomb.org or fax to 586-792-2803

A panel of representatives from Leadership Macomb will review the applications. Students will be notified no later than August 1, 2017 whether they have been selected to participate in the program. There is no application fee or cost to participate in the program. For additional information, contact Diane Banks at 586.954.2788.

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