Leadership Texarkana is currently accepting applications for its annual youth leadership program. Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Leaders (TYTL). The purpose of TYTL is to start young in cultivating, connecting and engaging high-school-aged leaders from throughout the community in Working Together for Community Excellence, Pride and Progress. The 2016 TYTL program will take place June 20-24.

Leadership Texarkana's partners in offering TYTL include in-city school public districts Liberty-Eylau ISD, Pleasant Grove ISD, Texarkana, AR schools and Texarkana, TX ISD; students from other area high schools are also eligible to apply. The goal is a group of forty students, including eight from each of the partner campuses, along with an additional eight representing other area campuses.

Students currently in grades 10 and 11 are eligible to apply, applications are available through campus school counselors. Students must have the completed application and signed permission from their parent/guardian and principal submitted to their school counselor by February 19 to be considered for participation. Notices of acceptance will be distributed by mid-March.

For more information, go to Leadership Texarkana.