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Rockdale Youth Leadership

Rockdale Youth Leadership    Now Accepting Applications!

Rockdale Youth Leadership (RYL) provides leadership development and community awareness training for 10th grade students in Rockdale County Public Schools.  Through interactive workshops, special tours, and community service projects, RYL participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to become 

confident, caring leaders in their community and schools.  

To apply for participation in RYL, students must have met the following criteria:  

  • Demonstrate leadership potential. (school/community)
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Student in good standing with clear attendance and behavior records. (We review high school attendance and discipline reports.)
  • Willing to participate in community service activities.
  • Willing to participate in all sessions including some Saturdays.
  • Willing to pursue a school leadership role following participation in the program.
  • Complete the application in its entirety.


The RYL program is held from October 2020 through April 2021.  

RYL Class of 2021 will kick-off on Tuesday, October 27, with an orientation session.  Accepted students must attend the orientation session along with at least one parent.                 

 Applications Due Friday, October 9, 2020 

    To obtain an application, check with your counselor or visit  

HHS - Ms. Turney   //   RCA - Ms. Maddox   //   RCHS - Mr. Youngblood, RMSST - Ms. Cobb   //   SHS - Ms.