Catawba County Youth Council
The Catawba County Youth Council is a commissioner appointed leadership and citizenship group for high school age students. There are 3-4 students selected to representative each public school, as well as home school and private school students. The Council meets monthly for meeting for educational programs and activities that allow youth to learn about local issues and develop their leaderships skills. The team of officers select a program focus for the year. Some of the past yearly topics have included:
- Careers in Local Government, 2016-17
- Non-Profits and their Role in addressing local needs, 2017-18
- Local Boards and How they Shape Catawba County, 2018-19
Applications are accepted annually for students who would like to be considered for Youth Council membership. Students are appointed by the County Commissioners to the Council. Youth Council applications can be requested by contacting email@example.com or click here for Youth Council application.