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Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership Columbia County is a program designed to educate through experience and motivate young leaders and enable them to take an active role in their community. This will result in strong leaders who have hope for the future and the tools to influence a positive and progressive community.

Participants must be sophomores or juniors in Columbia County high schools or residents of Columbia County. They are selected after consideration of their recognized and potential leadership and the merit of their application. The Selection Committee strives to achieve a geographical, racial and socio-economic balance in their selections.


The goals of Youth Leadership Columbia County are to:

  • Identify and educate potential, emerging, and existing youth leaders.
  • Present in-depth programs that acquaint participants with community needs, issues and resources.
  • Allow interaction with community leaders and decision makers.
  • Teach students the positive values and benefits of community service.
  • Encourage students to actively engage in making their community a better place to live.
  • Enhance civic pride and patriotism in our county, state and country.
  • Provide opportunities for students from different geographic areas to know one another and develop a level of mutual trust and respect.

Welcome to the Youth Leadership Columbia County Class of 2021!


  • Meredith Abell, Greenbrier
  • Emma Anderson, Greenbrier
  • Joshua Blasé, Augusta Christian
  • Davis Brooks, Greenbrier
  • SarahPhoebe Cook, Lakeside
  • Cameron Crow, Greenbrier
  • Will Darley, Lakeside
  • Camdyn Douglas, Evans
  • Ethan Driver, Evans
  • Alex Griffin, Evans
  • Macy Harris, Greenbrier
  • Will Hattaway, Lakeside
  • Ryan Javaheri, Augusta Prep
  • Kennedy Lewis, Evans
  • McKenzie Matthews, Lakeside
  • Charlie McCoy, Lakeside
  • Austin McVean, Harlem
  • Kennedy McVean, Harlem
  • Brynlee Melear, Greenbrier
  • Kaavya Menon, Lakeside
  • Amelia Oswald, Lakeside
  • Nick Plantamura, Lakeside
  • Hannah Rigg, Lakeside
  • Sebastian Rivera, Grovetown
  • Jaden Seraphin, Harlem
  • Henry Stephens IV, Grovetown
  • Maddy Valles, Greenbrier
  • Reina Way, Grovetown
  • Bethany Wilson, Evans
  • Kate Yeargain, Evans

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