Youth Leadership Sandy Springs is looking for up to 30 ninth or 10th graders who are interested in learning about their community.

The program, offered by Leadership Sandy Springs, wants to enroll students by March 1 for classes during the 2013-14 school year.

YLSS offers students a chance to study government, the environment, public safety, the economy and other topics.

Applications are available at To be eligible, students must be rising sophomores or juniors who either live or go to school in Sandy Springs.

For more information, call 404-252-2787, visit or Facebook at Youth Leadership Sandy Springs.

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