Thursday, February 6, 2020


Exciting opportunity for ninth and tenth graders!! Virginia's Land-Grant Institutions, Virginia State University and Virginia Tech present the Commonwealth's second Junior MANRRS Leadership Institute on May 1-3, 2020 in Blacksburg, VA.
Ninth & tenth grade students are invited to apply to attend the Institute for a weekend of hand-on, minds-on workshops that highlight careers in agriculture, environmental science, life sciences and natural resources. The purpose of the Junior MANRRS Leadership Institute is to promote academic and professional advancement by empowering and exposing underrepresented, underserved, first-generation and diverse students to viable career pathways, while learning how to become the next generation of diverse leaders.
The program is free but you must apply and be accepted to participate. Please contact the Orange Extension Office at 540-672-1361 for applications by February 28.