Mayor’s Youth Council

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2020/2021 RMYC Application     <- click for application

Richland Mayor’s Youth Council is open to students living in Richland or attending Richland Public Schools and entering their Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year during 2020/2021. Applications are due by 5 pm on Friday, June 26, 2020 in the Richland Mayor’s Office: 380 Scarbrough Street. Only completed applications will be accepted. Completed applications included: 2020/2021 RMYC application, copy of current progress report, and a facial photo of yourself (no larger than 4×6).

Applications are taken in the spring for the following school year with selection based on recommendations and students’ desire to serve the community. The Council works many hours serving the community by working with REDA and other groups.  The Council is responsible for working many community events such as Highway 49 Festival, the community’s Christmas events, and many of the Senior Adult Events.

Stephanie Ward 601-420-1530
Barbara Adams
Cynthia Sullivan

 “To engage the youth of Richland with their community and local government”

The Richland Mayor’s Youth Council (RMYC) will:

  • Involve youth in local government through participation on local boards and committees.
  • Increase youth voice and communication in Richland’s future direction
  • Increase volunteerism among youth in civic affairs

The RMYC is a group of students with a goal to dedicate their time in serving their community. Are you interested in taking an active role in community events and volunteer activities? RMYC will establish leadership skills that you will carry with you your entire life and confidence to succeed in the future. RMYC is made up of students in 9th to 12th grade attending Richland High School and/or living in Richland, MS.

“The youth of our community are the future of our city. We must not only provide them with an education and caring environment, but a way to create an atmosphere in which they would like to live.”  Author Unknown