FHP Launching Youth Leadership Academy

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Posted at 9:15 AM, Jun 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-05 09:15:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Florida Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for its inaugural Youth Leadership Academy.

It'll create opportunities for teens who are interested in law enforcement.

The academy includes sessions on leadership, safe driving, firearm fundamentals, and water and hunting safety.

It's a free program, and students can earn up to 24 community service hours for Bright Future scholarships.

You can find the application by clicking here.  The deadline to apply is June 19.