Future Leaders of Jones County is eligible to all high school juniors or those students who are testing on an 11th-grade curriculum who meet the requirements detailed on the application. There is no tuition for the high school program. The program begins in December with a team building retreat followed by four full-day sessions and concludes in May with a graduation ceremony. Most monthly sessions are scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month in various locations throughout Jones County with one session at our State Capitol in Jackson and one at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg. For more information on the Future Leaders program, participants should contact their high school’s guidance counselor or Sandy Holifield at the Economic Development Authority of Jones County, 601.649.3031.