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Dear Applicant:


On behalf of the Youth Leadership Franklin (YLF) Board of Directors, we are pleased that you are considering applying for the YLF 2023‐2024 class. Youth Leadership Franklin is a much sought‐after program attracting many applicants each year. We are accepting applications from Sophomores and Juniors this year.

With a class size of 20 participants, we regret that we are unable to accept every qualified person. Those who do participate will be involved in a unique opportunity for personal enrichment.

Applicants must be committed to attending each session, as follows:


Opening Retreat – November 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; full day sessions on December 6th; January 10th; February 7th; March 6th; and April 3rd, from 7:00 a.m. ‐ 2:30 p.m., the Graduation will be on April 21st from 1 p.m. ‐ 3 p.m.

Applications must be RECEIVED BY:   Friday, September 15th, 2023.


Please mail applications to:


Scan the original application and email to:

Youth Leadership Franklin Attn: David Bailey

P.O. Box 683041

Franklin, TN 37068


We also offer a Google Form Application that can be found on our website,


Incomplete applications will not be considered. If required references are not received by the deadline, the application will be considered incomplete.

Thank you for your interest in Youth Leadership Franklin.



David Bailey



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