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Posted on: December 21, 2018

21st Annual Teen Cotillion: 2019 Recruitment Application Process Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 15, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS 301-446-3327 - or - Kira.CalmLewis@pgparks.com 
IYANA MOORE 301-446-3313 - or –
Iyana.Moore@pgparks.com

 

21st Annual Teen Cotillion:

2019 Recruitment Application Process Begins

 

RIVERDALE, MD – Parents and youth ages 15-18 are invited to participate in the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation 2019 Teen Cotillion. October 15 marks the beginning of the recruitment process for high school students in Prince George’s County to participate as Debutants and Beaus.

The Teen Cotillion is a 16-week co-ed comprehensive program that teaches teens about health and responsible citizenship.  From December 2018 through May 2019, participant teens attend a series of workshops, special events and service learning projects focused on leadership and growth.  Career development, etiquette, social skills and team building activities are all part of the program.

The program, designed to promote positive leadership skills and inspire youth to take the steps needed to attain their dreams, ends with a spring Cotillion ceremony at Martin's Crosswinds. This formal, coming-out gala is where these young adults make their debuts before families and friends.

The application requires participants to write fill out a biographic profile. The profile includes questions about the teen’s interests, in and outside of school, positive influences, and inspiring quotes. M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for participation in the 2019 Teen Cotillion until Monday, December 3, 2018. For additional details and to apply, click here or call 301-446-3400; TTY 301-699-2544.

The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.


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