Attorney General Mike DeWine
High School Students to Apply for Teen Ambassador Board
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that
his office is now accepting applications for its Teen Ambassador Board
for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board is open to high
school juniors and seniors from public, private, home, charter, and
online schools in Ohio. The mission of the board is to provide Ohio’s
future leaders with an inside look at Ohio law and government.
“We developed this program to help students understand how government
works and to give them an opportunity to work with their peers and
share their perspectives,” Attorney General DeWine said. “The Teen
Ambassador Board brings together high school students from across the
state, and it gives participants an inside look at law and government.
We encourage interested students to apply.”
Board members serve a one-year term during which they convene twice in
Columbus. They advise the office on issues relating to teens and work
in groups to propose solutions to problems facing Ohioans. They also
meet with Attorney General DeWine and other officials.
During the 2016-2017 academic year, approximately 230 students joined
Ohio high school students who will be juniors or seniors during the
2017-2018 academic year are now eligible to apply. Ideal candidates are
motivated self-starters who are interested in law and government.
Applications are due May 31, 2017, and may be completed on the Ohio
Attorney General’s website at
www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/TeenAmbassadorBoard. A video featuring past
participants and additional information about the Attorney General’s
Teen Ambassador Board also can be found on the website.