The mission of the TCC Peer Leader Program is to provide a student leadership experience, characterized by enhancement of leadership skills in order to help connect other students to campus resources, by promoting service opportunities to enhance civic engagement and by infusing scholarship to support higher academic achievement.
Engage in leadership skill development by actively and purposefully committing to guiding and assisting any individual, group, organization, or community in meeting its goals.
Strengthen overall student engagement by utilizing Peer Leaders to aid in increasing the awareness of campus resources, services and programs.
Develop and participate in monthly service projects and collaborate with campus services and community organizations in and around Leon, Gadsden and Wakulla counties.
Promote civic mindedness on the campus, locally and beyond by providing opportunities to create and participate in appropriate settings.
Successfully connects intellectual and academic skills and practical skills utilizing critical and reflective thinking to draw summations with effective reasoning and creative thought.
Opportunities to develop effective soft skills for increased employability such as communication skills, leadership skills and teamwork
Provide you with the opportunity to meet and network with a variety of people
Provide you the opportunity to share your knowledge with current students
Provide you with a tuition and fees paid scholarship for the school year
Provide you with opportunities to build your resume
Provide you with comprehensive training on many aspects of Tallahassee Community College
Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Be a current senior at a Gadsden, Leon, or Wakulla High School
Preference: Letter of recommendation from Guidance Counselor or Principal
Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
Work five (5) hours a week in the office you are assigned to
Attend weekly team meeting
Attend one (1) event that you are not working each month
Complete between two (2) hours of community service each month at a location or project determined by you and your Peer Leader Captain and approved by the Student Life Coordinator
Plan and implement one (1) workshop each year with your team
Attend all trainings and seminars that don’t interfere with your class schedule
Be open to volunteer for all leadership opportunities that may arise for you, including any conferences or retreats that you may qualify and apply for
Complete reflections each month on events and service and a reflection each year on your workshopworkshop
To submit a recommendation, please send the Peer Leader Scholarship Recommendation to StudentLife@tcc.fl.edu, fax: (850) 201-8427, or mail to Office of Student Life, Student Union 186, 444 Appleyard Dr., Tallahassee, Fl 32304