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Teens learn life skills, career development in Rising Stars program

Posted Jan. 31, 2020

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College visits are a part of the Rising Stars curriculum. Participants visited the University of Texas-Arlington last year.

Rising Stars Youth Leadership Academy gives teens ages 15-18 the career development, leadership and life skills they need to succeed.

Upcoming sessions of Rising Stars are scheduled for February-May and July 2020. Sessions are held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and one Saturday per month at the Martin Luther King Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive. Program cost is $30 per year.

Only 20 spots are available, so apply now.

Teens will participate in career exploration, job readiness skills, outdoor adventure and recreation, college tours, and more.

To learn more, contact Neighborhood Services Department Recreation Coordinator Steve Dworaczyk at 817-392-8725.

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