Registrations For Iowa RYLA Closes April 30th

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) is a life-changing leadership training program for young men and women where leadership skills and principles are learned, developed and enhanced in an atmosphere of trust and respect.  The purpose of RYLA is to encourage and assist current and potential youth leaders in methods of responsible and effective leadership.   Many past RYLArians from around the country have said, "It was the best week of my life!"
Iowa RYLA includes Rotary Districts 5970 ad 6000.  It will be held July 13-18, 2014 at Grinnell College.  188 students from 95% of the clubs in our district are expected to attend.  High school sophomores and juniors (classes of 2016 and 2015) may apply to attend RYLA.  Generally, applicants selected have excelled in one or more areas of high school involvement, have proven leadership experience or have shown leadership potential.  Applicants must be able to stay for all 6 days of the conference from 3:00 PM, Sunday , July 13th to noon, Friday, July 18th.  If you know of someone that fits this description, encourage them to apply before the deadline of April 30th.   For more information, contact Gary Welch or Patty Hoffman.