Youth LEAD

Youth LEAD is a program designed to develop and prepare students for future community support and leadership roles in Paducah/McCracken County. Youth LEAD targets high school juniors in Paducah Independent, McCracken County Public, private and home‐school systems. The students spend one day a month for six months learning about human needs and service learning, communication and career development, business and economy, law and government, and healthcare in McCracken County. 

Apply for Youth LEAD 2022-2023 HERE!

Continuing Education Youth LEAD Scholarship

The Leadership Paducah Alumni Association (LPAA) is committed to assisting Leadership Paducah and Youth LEAD graduates with continuing their education. Through funds received from LPAA activities, the LPAA has established a Youth LEAD and a Leadership Paducah Continuing Education scholarship. The purpose is to assist Youth LEAD and Leadership Paducah alumni with continuing their education, with first preference given to those continuing at local education institutions: West KY Community and Technical College, Murray State University or University of Kentucky College of Engineering-Paducah Campus. Exceptions to these institutions may be allowed if agreed upon by a majority vote of the LPAA Board during the selection process. The LPAA scholarship will be considered a renewable scholarship based on funds available each year.

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