What Is The Curriculum? LIFT consists of an orientation, followed by six daylong sessions during the course of the school year. The session topics and dates/times are indicated below: Orientation Wednesday, September 5, 2018 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Ropes Course at Caraway Saturday, September 8, 2018 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. *Mandatory session Agriculture & Tourism Wednesday, October 3, 2018 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Justice & Law Wednesday, November 7, 2018 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Business & Industry Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Health & Human Services Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. *Community Service Project Due Government Wednesday, March 20, 2019 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Graduation Banquet Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6 p.m.-8 p.m. In addition, each participant accepted into the program must complete ten hours of community service, plan, organize and complete a Community Service Project, which has been approved by the Student LIFT Committee. A Community Service Project Approval form must be completed and attached to student’s application and received in the Chamber office no later than 5:00 pm on May 11, 2018.
Criteria For Selection? The goal of the Student LIFT Committee is to select a class representative of the entire community. Those rising sophomores and juniors applying for the program should possess the following: 1. A sincere commitment, motivation, and interest to be involved and desire to learn more about their community. 2. An interest, or the intent, to seek volunteer leadership roles. 3. 100% participation commitment. Attendance at all of the sessions is required. One session may be missed with a written excuse, however attendance at the Ropes Course is mandatory. Those who do not meet the attendance requirements will not be eligible to graduate from the program. 4. This fully completed application and the Community Service Project Approval Form must be received by the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce no later than May 11, 2018.
The Student LIFT Committee will review this application, and conduct interviews from which 26 participants will be chosen to participate in the 2018-2019 Student LIFT Program. Questions may be directed to Amy Rudisill at the Chamber office located at 137 S. Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (336) 626-2626. What Is The Tuition? Tuition to participate in Student LIFT program is $50.00. This fee will assist with costs incurred for each session including meals, refreshments, speakers, transportation, materials, graduation and administrative fees. Each participant is responsible for payment of tuition upon acceptance into the program. Need-based scholarships are available.
Application Instructions Please complete each section in full, limiting answers to the space available. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application, signatures by principal, guidance counselor, parents/guardians and students must be completed and received at the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce, 137 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203 no later than May 11, 2018.