FACTS ABOUT YOUTH SALUTE 2018
The National Council on Youth Leadership is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1976 and dedicated to the belief that the recognition we give to young men and women today serves as a powerful inspiration that can shape their behavior in tomorrow’s world.
The Greater Omaha-Council Bluffs Area Council on Youth Leadership started their affiliation with the National Council on Youth Leadership in 2017. The local council will recognize outstanding youth leaders from area high schools during 2018 in a program better known as the “Youth Salute”.
The purpose of the Greater Omaha-Council Bluffs Area Council on Youth Leadership is to honor high school juniors who have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average or higher through the end of their sophomore year and have held two or more leadership roles to which they were chosen by their peers or an adult leader within the past two years in school, religious or community sponsored organizations. The council helps young people grow into responsible adults by encouraging, recognizing and developing leadership.