Malvern National Bank Student Advisory Board
Each year, Malvern National Bank selects juniors from Hot Spring County schools to serve on the Malvern National Bank Student Advisory Board. Eligible students must maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point average and attend a leadership retreat to orient them to the mission of the board and activities for the upcoming year. The board meets once quarterly, where the members will hear speakers address a variety of subjects including leadership, decision-making, and professionalism. It is also the duty of the board to initiate and excute several community service projects during the year. Board members must also provide ten additional community service hours to the service of their choice, excluding school and church related events.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY)
Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide sophomores selected by their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences. For more information, contact Dawn Russell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit: http://www.hoby.org
Arkansas Governor's School
The Arkansas Governor’s School is a six-week summer residential program for gifted and talented students who are upcoming high school seniors and residents of the state of Arkansas. The program is funded by the Arkansas State Legislature as a portion of the biennial appropriation for Gifted and Talented Programs through the State Department of Education. State funds provide tuition, room, board, and instructional materials for each student who attends the six-week program on the site of a residential college campus, leased by the State. For more information, visit: http://www.hendrix.edu/ags/
Arkansas Boys and Girls State
Arkansas Boys and Girls State are immersive programs in civics education designed for high school juniors. Upon arrival at a Boys or Girls State, each participant is assigned a mock political party, city, and county. Throughout the week, delegates administrate this mock government as if it were the real government. Every phase of the program includes practical instruction on the duties and responsibilities both of a citizen and of public officials. Citizens of a are instructed in the duties of the various public offices. After they learn the function of each office, its powers and limitations, they function in that role throughout the remaining week. Boys and Girls State delegates are selected by the faculty of Malvern High School. For more information, contact Shelley Korsmeier (email@example.com) or visit: http://www.arkansasboysstate.com or http://www.arkansasgirlsstate.com