Youth Leadership Southeast Texas (Y-LSET)
The mission of the Youth Leadership Southeast Texas (Y-LSET) Program is to provide sustainable development of leadership skills in diverse student populations by promoting an understanding between students’ school and regional experiences, coupled with a call to civic action.
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  1. Bridge City High School
    Orange County
  2. Dayton High School
    Liberty/Chambers County
  3. Deweyville High School
    Jasper/Newton County
  4. Early College - BISD
    Jefferson County
  5. East Chambers High School
    Chambers County
  6. Hamshire-Fannett High School
    Jefferson County
  7. Hardin-Jefferson High School
    Hardin County
  8. Kelly High School
    Jefferson County
  9. Jefferson Mid-South
    Nederland High School
  10. Orange County
    Orangefield High School
  11. Jefferson County
    Paul Brown Learning Center
  12. Jefferson County
    Port-Neches Groves High School
  13. Jefferson Mid-South
    Sabine Pass High School
  14. Hardin County
    Silsbee High School
  15. Jefferson County
    Beaumont United High School
  16. Jefferson County
    West Brook High School
  17. Orange County
    West-Orange Stark High School


The Y-LSET program consists of a one-day leadership training workshop and a commitment to developing and implementing a community service project.  High school students from our nine-county region are invIted to participate in the Y-LSET program. 

Students, prepare to become the next generation of leaders in your school, community, and even your country!  How?  By participating in Y-LSET!   
  • Broaden your experiences
  • Build your re'sume'
  • Participate in community service
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Make job and career connections
  • Impact your college application
  • Meet regional leaders


  • Collaborate with local business and industry
  • Encourage and support collaboration among secondary/post-secondary institutions and business/industry partners
  • Provide a marketing tool to increase public awareness of tech prep opportunities
  • Promote collaboration across CTE programs
  • Make opportunities available to students in work-based learning, career preparation education, and job placement programs
  • Promote business and industry partnerships to offer scholarships, including participation in Career and Technology Student Organizations (CTSO) leadership activities
  • Engage schools with business and community stakeholders.



What's in it for you as a regional champion?

  • Build future community leaders
  • Highlight your business, industry, agency, or educational institution to high school students from our nine-county area
  • Enhance awareness of the positive attributes of your community to high school students
  • Foster community service in area high school students
  • Enrich the community image of your business, industry, agency,  or educational institution