Mayor's Youth Academy

Registration Now Open

Registration is now closed for the 2020-2021 school year. 


Applications open August 2 – September 3.  

Mayor’s Youth Academy is open to Fishers residents who are juniors or seniors in high school who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. In partnership with Hamilton Southeastern Schools and Eman Schools, the Mayor’s Youth Academy offers the opportunity to build community awareness, provide hands-on learning opportunities, and inspire future careers in the public sector.

The program includes: 

  • Opportunity to work alongside Mayor Scott Fadness on issues facing the City of Fishers
  • Opportunity to learn more about the interworking’s of local city government rated one of the best cities to live in America
  • Students will have the opportunity to work on real-life issues through project-based learning activities
  • Opportunity to explore career opportunities in human resources, engineering, and economic development to name a few! 
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As a member of the Mayor’s Youth Academy, students will utilize public speaking, critical thinking, STEM, budgeting, creativity, leadership, and many social studies and civic skills. Students will learn from community leaders and professionals in city government, as well as in the not-for-profit and social services sector that exist beyond the walls of City Hall.

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