Registration for the Fishers Mayor's Youth Academy is now open and will close on Sunday, September 25 at midnight.
The Fishers Mayor’s Youth Academy (formerly Mayor's Youth Council) is a year-long experience provided by the City of Fishers in partnership with Hamilton Southeastern Schools and the Eman Schools for high school juniors and seniors that live in Fishers with a GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible for the program.
The program is an immersive experience that gives local high students hands-on opportunities to showcase opportunities in public service. Mayor's Youth Academy members will also work with Mayor Scott Fadness and city leaders on public policy projects, with the chance to present that project to the Fishers City Council in the spring of 2023. Mayor's Youth Academy will meet typically on Wednesdays once per month from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Students are expected to participate in the majority of the sessions to complete the program.
The program includes:
Opportunity to work alongside Mayor Scott Fadness on issues facing the City of Fishers
Opportunity to learn more about the interworking’s of local city government rated one of the best cities to live in America
Students will have the opportunity to work on real-life issues through project-based learning activities
Opportunity to explore career opportunities in human resources, engineering, and economic development to name a few!