County Seeks High School Students as Ambassadors to Improve Traffic Safety

by MCS Staff

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is seeking up to 45 Montgomery County high school students to serve as “Vision Zero Youth Ambassadors.” The project-based learning program teaches leadership skills, outreach and engagement techniques to address traffic safety needs in their community.

Applications are now open. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Nov. 30Interested students can learn about the program and apply here. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Dec. 14. They will be required to attend a virtual orientation from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7.

Students can earn more than 40 Student Service Learning (SSL) hours for participating in the program. The youth ambassadors will complete the program in May 2023, where they will share project plans, outcomes and best practices at a graduation ceremony.

Learn more about Vision Zero.

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