Leadership program accepting online applications

<p>Arizona State University is accepting applications for the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute, a week-long summer program that successfully prepares students for entrance into college.</p><separator></separator><p>Students can now enroll online by visiting <a href="http://www.asu.edu/ccli">www.asu.edu/ccli</a>.</p><separator></separato…;“So many high school students are already tech savvy and we’re hoping the new online system is simpler to use for submitting our application rather than the old paper system,” said CCLI Web master Steve McGillivray.</p><separator></separator><p>Applicants must be a high school sophomore or junior attending an Arizona high school during the current 2009-2010 academic school year. Selection will be made from completed applications received by March 26, 2010.</p><separator></separator><p>The Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute was established in 1995 by a group of ASU and community leaders seeking to inspire and motivate high school students through the life and legacy of civil rights leader Cesar E. Chavez. The goal of the Institute is to develop a cadre of youth prepared for leadership that will allow students to participate fully in the civic, economic and cultural life of their community.</p><separator></separator><p>The program provides approximately 60 students with an in-depth experience that will increase their understanding of higher education and community development.</p><separator></separator><p>For more information about The Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Institute, call (480) 965-8890 or go to <a href="http://www.asu.edu/ccli">www.asu.edu/ccli</a>.<br /><br /></p><separator></separator><p><strong>Contact:</strong><br />Courtney McCune, <a href="mailto:Courtney.McCune@asu.edu">Courtney.McCune@asu.edu</a><br />Community Relations Program Coordinator<br />Office of Public Affairs<br />Arizona State University<br />(480) 965-8889</p>