Criteria and Application
Application for membership in the Teen Hero program is open to Wichita youth (USD259) who submit this application before the deadline, reside in the City of Wichita, and are high school students. Applicants must be high school juniors entering their senior year.
To positively impact youth through meaningful interactions with role models in order to build stronger communities.
To provide Wichita youth an opportunity to encourage other youth and serve as a role model to their peers and others in the community.
Selections will be made based on the following:
Interest in participating in the Teen Hero program
Academic and Community Achievement
Feedback from references
Commitment to participate in a minimum of 4 school visits
Maintain GPA Requirement of 3.0
Completion of service year – June 1st through May 31st
Ability and willingness to speak in front of large groups
Teen Heroes will be a great benefit to the many students of Wichita. This program will provide an opportunity for students to:
Receive a $500 scholarship
Obtain community service hours
Annual out of town trip
Receive positive mentoring from a professional in the community
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Student must participate for the full service year and enroll in a college or trade school to receive $500 scholarship.
Complete and sign this application (Please print or type).
Obtain your parent’s or legal guardian’s signature, giving you permission to participate (This is a different form. You will be redirected to the parent / legal guardian form after you complete this one. A link to the form is also available on the home page).
Submit an official copy of your academic transcript.
Be available for an interview.
A hard copy of the application is available upon request; completed applications can be emailed, mailed or delivered to:
Real Men, Real Heroes
c/o Chester Lewis Academy
1847 Chautauqua Ave.
Wichita, KS 67214
If you have questions, please contact the Program Specialist at (316) 973-0544.