Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West is set to continue their TEN4TEN Leadership Dialogue in 2021 and is calling for Canowindra students to apply.
Ten Year 11 students will be selected and matched with 10 local community leaders for a unique mentoring experience.
Canowindra's Claire Wright was a participant in the program last year.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to take part in the following:
- Attend the program launch and dinner in mid-April and participate in the speed networking activity with all mentors;
- Afternoon tea at Orange City Council Chambers with Mentor and Mayor, Reg Kidd;
- Visit Parliament of NSW in Sydney, hosted by Mentor and Member for Orange, Phil Donato;
- Visit Parliament of Australia in Canberra, hosted by Mentor and Federal Member for Calare, Andrew Gee;
- Attend the end of program breakfast and presentation in November; and
- Take part in additional events that will be organised throughout the duration of the program.
The program is open to Year 11 students from high schools in the Orange, Blayney and Cabonne Local Government Areas.
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday, March 17.
Students will be notified of the outcome of their application in Week 10 of Term One.
Students are invited to submit a written application outlining in 200 words or less the importance of leadership in regional communities and what leadership means to them.
Apply for the program at https://rdacentralwest.org.au/ten410-application-form/