Jan. 13 is last call for high school sophomores and juniors who want an opportunity for leadership training, a share of $15,000 in college scholarships and a great trip to Washington, D.C. The National Rifle Association is now accepting applications for the 2017 National Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) set for July 24-30 in our Nation’s Capital.
The Y.E.S. encourages young adults to become active and knowledgeable U.S. citizens by learning about American government, the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, and the importance of being active in civic affairs. Up to 50 outstanding students will be chosen to attend nationwide.
Applicants must include a high school transcript, an essay on the Second Amendment, one-page personal statement, and three letters of recommendation. The filing deadline (postmarked) is Jan. 13, 2017. To apply or for additional information on the 2017 Y.E.S. go to www.friendsofnra.org/yes, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-267-1351.