The Midland Young Leaders Challenge with General Tommy Franks offers students the opportunity to learn and practice critical skills that will help mold them into tomorrow's leaders. Participants are eligible for $6000 in scholarships that accompany the program, and can advance to the national leadership conference. The Young Leaders Challenge celebrates the legacy of Tommy Franks who grew up in Midland and became a military hero. Franks achieved the rank of a four star general during his decorated Army career, which included many honors, including being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

    This year's challenge was set for June 17-18, 2020.  Applications were due March 30th.  Due to changes in the calendar with COVID-19, this year's event will not take place.  2020 applicants will be eligible to compete in 2021.  While the event has been canceled, the Midland Young Leader Challenge will offer a scholarship opportunity through an essay competition. Please look for more information to come.  


    We are searching for the next leaders from Midland. Learn more about the application process to join us for the 2020 Midland Young Leaders Challenge with General Tommy Franks.

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    If you have a son or daughter in the eleventh grade during the 2019-2020 school year in Midland, nominate them today.

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    Do you know an outstanding junior? We are asking Midland educators to nominate outstanding junior students that may be ready for growing their leadership skills.

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