Escambia Youth Commission Holds First Meeting

September 19, 2019

The first meeting of the Escambia County Youth Commission was held this week.

The Youth Commission gives five outstanding youths the opportunity to learn more about civics and local government through firsthand experience. For the next eight months, they will be able to tour the county’s many facilities, attend board meetings, and see issues the county faces each day.

Youth Commission members are:

  • Maggie Brown, Tate High School junior
  • Mallory Bell, Escambia High School sophomore
  • Amelia Myers, Pensacola HS IB sophomore
  • Trinity Kyles, Pensacola High School sophomore
  • Claire Jimenez, Pensacola Catholic High School junior

Sponsored by the Escambia County Board of Commissioners, the Escambia County Youth Commission is a leadership and service-oriented program that empowers young people to become knowledgeable and involved in the local governmental process.


One Response to “Escambia Youth Commission Holds First Meeting”

  1. Judith Wides on September 19th, 2019 1:41 pm

    We’re is the diversity in this meeting? No person of color is present!!!. There are 5 students names that are listed, but only see 4 students in the pic.

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