LOOK to Clermont Accepting Applications

LOOKAttention all soon-to-be Clermont County high school juniors! LOOK to Clermont Youth Development Program is accepting applications for its 2014-2015 junior class.

LOOK to Clermont is a 4-H youth development program, operated by the Ohio State University Extension Clermont County and UC Clermont College, for high school juniors and seniors. Participants develop personal and team leadership skills, while earning post-secondary enrollment option (PSEO) credit.

Each month participants meet for a theme day focusing on topics such as government, history and safety, all with a local emphasis.  Additionally, each participant practices leadership skills through group project teams.

In order to participate in LOOK to Clermont, the participant must be a high school junior going into the 2014-2015 school year who resides in Clermont County and has:
• A sincere willingness to serve the community
• Participated in school or community activities
• A 3.0 GPA or higher
• Parental permission and support
• A PSEO eligible class load
• Access to his/her own transportation

If interested, please contact your high school guidance counselor. Information packets have been sent to each high school in the county. If you are a private school or home school student, please contact Clermont Extension at 513-732-7070. Applications are due by Feb. 28.

OSUE Clermont County is a non-formal education branch of OSU. The office merges needs of local citizens with OSU’s research through four focus areas: Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources and Community Development.

Pictured above: Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud (in center) and County Engineer Pat Manger (on left) participated in LOOK to Clermont’s Government & Infrastructure theme day in November 2013.