Fairhope Junior City Council
Interested in social media, journalism, politics, public service, or making change? Apply to be a part
of the Fairhope Junior City Council! We need dedicated, innovative students who want to be an
active part in their community. The council is open to any high school student who lives in the City
of Fairhope’s Planning Jurisdiction. The student will serve a two-year term as a representative for
his or her high school (this includes home school and virtual school students). Senior applicants will
serve a one-year term. Terms begin September 1st and end August 30th.
What Is It?
The Fairhope Junior City Council works as a liaison between Fairhope youth and the city.
We’ll be interacting with Fairhope families, business owners, politicians, students- everyone! Our
mission is to get Fairhope youth more involved in our community and to inform the community of
what’s going on in Fairhope through student-led media and special events.
As a part of the Fairhope Junior City Council, you will be
● gaining experience in leadership, communication, journalism, politics/local government,
public service, and community development
● informing the Fairhope youth and public about Fairhope news through media (Instagram,
● increasing young people’s involvement with the Fairhope community (and vice versa)
through special events
To Apply: Students interested in serving on the Fairhope Junior City Council must first fill out the
application below and have two reference forms filled out from a teacher, counselor, principal, or
advisor. Students must email their finished applications to firstname.lastname@example.org . References
may be attached or emailed separately. After careful review, select students will be asked to
interview with senior members of the junior council.
Expectations: The Fairhope Junior City Council requires active and frequent communication
between members and are expected to at least be present at monthly meetings (meetings once a
month). Meetings can range from video chat to email exchanges, or in person.
Application: Fairhope Junior City Council Application
Reference Form: FJCC Reference Form
Students will be notified by May 20th of selection.
The 2019 application round has three open member positions on the council.
2018-2019 Junior City Council:
Darria A. Leggett Fairhope High School
Eleanor B. Johnson Fairhope High School
Peyton A. Aiken Fairhope High School
Erin D. Casolaro Fairhope High School
Chris C. Miller Bayside Academy
Claire M. Kiernan Fairhope High School
John H. McEniry Bayside Academy
Kaleigh R. Spears Fairhope High School
Grayson J. McKean Fairhope High School
Victoria L. Whatley Fairhope High School