Apply Now: Mayor’s Youth Council for 10th-12th Graders

Published 12:28 pm Monday, May 15, 2023

Applications are still being accepted through May 19, 2023, for the Picayune Mayor’s Youth Council. Any community-minded young person interested in learning more about city government and community leadership should apply!

To join the 23/24 Mayor’s Youth Council, students must live in the 39466 zip code, be in 10th to 12th grade in a public or private school, or be of the equivalent age in a homeschool setting. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 2.25. Selected youth will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of programs and activities, which includes addressing issues that affect the youth and community team building, learning about city departments and their functions, working one- on-one with the mayor and other city officials, and seniors have a scholarship opportunity.

The Selection Committee will review the applications and interview qualified applicants. Successful applicants will be notified by July.
Applications are available online at and the Picayune City Hall Utilities Office.
The Mayor’s Youth Council is a program of the City of Picayune and its Department of Special Projects. For more information, contact Lisa Albritton or Sydney Stubbs at (601)798-9079. You may also send an email to

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