Scheduled this week at UK
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 20, 2016) — Eighty high school students from across the commonwealth will be on the University of Kentucky campus this week for the 62nd annual Kentucky Youth Seminar (KYS). Students will spend three days and two nights learning about the American economic system and global economy through individual and group study.
The seminar, from Wednesday through Friday, allows participants to gain a better understanding of America’s private enterprise system by solving problems as they take on the roles of officers and directors of corporations and cooperatives.
Workshops help prepare students for college and business with leadership training, communication training, interviewing skills, money management training.
Among the special events on the schedule for the upcoming KYS is a tour of Marksbury Farm in Garrard County and a food demonstration at The 90. A variety of workshops are on the agenda, including keys to collegiate student success; meaningful volunteerism; the use of drones; and entrepreneurship.