The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley seeks qualified candidates to apply for this year’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) conference to be held online during the weekend of June 25, 26, and 27. The program will offer an action- packed and interactive learning environment, designed to challenge participants to use and improve their leadership skills.  Best of all, there is no charge to students who participate. The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley will sponsor eight students at this year’s conference. Applications are due March 30, 2021 and are available from the Download Files section of this home page.

Robert Johnson, local Committee Chairperson, said that participants will be selected from students who have exhibited leadership potential and are currently in their sophomore year of high school.  The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley is contacting high school principals, guidance counselors, youth organizations, and other sources for nominations and welcomes applications and recommendations from the public.

The conference will feature thought-provoking events, including interactive Leadership Labs, exciting guest speakers, and challenging mental and physical activities. Topics will include decision-making, critical thinking, communicating effectively, ethics, and public service.

For more information, contact Robert Johnson at, 978-875-3143. Visit for the latest information about RYLA.