Youth Engagement Council Deadline Extended

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The deadline has been extended for the Mayor's Youth Engagement Council. Mayor Tom Henry has extended it until August 4th, 2014.

He's seeking applicants for the 2014-2015 school year.

According to the Mayor, the Council’s vision is to be a service-learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions, and working on projects. The program also includes panel discussions, guest speakers, and the opportunity to be involved in a special event.

An applicant must be a city resident and enrolled as a sophomore-senior for the 2014-15 school year.

*All applicants must include a completed application form from the website.

*Finalists must take part in an in-person interview. Interviews will take place July-August.

*Space on the council is limited and is a one-year commitment.

Applications are available at