Sept. 02--VENTURA, Calif. -- The Ventura County Transportation Commission is recruiting students to join its teen council for the 2014-15 school year.
The council gives a voice to area youth in transportation issues, said commission Executive Director Darren Kettle.
"Teen Council is a great way for students to make a difference within their communities," he said.
Applicants must be residents of Ventura County at the start of the school year, ages 13-19, and in grades 8-12 or their first year of college.
Applications are available online at http://www.goventura.org and must be submitted by 5 p.m. Oct. 1 with a letter of recommendation from an adult authority figure such as a teacher, a counselor or a coach.
Application packages should be sent to the commission's Donna Cole via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or regular mail at 950 County Square Drive, Suite 207, Ventura, CA. 93003.
More information is available at http://www.goventura.org.
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