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San Marcos looking for youth ambassadors

SAN MARCOS — San Marcos is looking for high-school teens to apply for the San Marcos Youth Ambassador program. The program provides volunteer opportunities to high school students while offering assistance to city, local service clubs, charities and Chamber of Commerce events.

Students must be in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade at the date of application must have attended a high school in San Marcos for at least six months prior to applying.  Ambassadors serve a one-year term and must agree to complete this term.  A committee will select the ambassadors based on their application, their references and their answer to two questions on the supplemental application, which are

• What do you like best about San Marcos?

• Please provide one or more examples of how you have been a positive role model to other youth.

Those selected after the application screening process will be interviewed by the committee and judged on personality, enthusiasm, ability and willingness to promote and support San Marcos.The application deadline is 5 p.m. May 9.