GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Although school is almost out for the summer, a Gulfport non-profit is gearing up to prepare a new group of leaders.
The Pink Lotus Project is accepting applications for the Pink Lotus Leadership Academy. Launched in the summer of 2016, the program pairs young girls with a mentor in an effort to develop leadership skills.
The academy is open to all girls entering the 9th grade for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
An informational session will be held at 6 p.m. on March 28 at the Orange Grove Community Center in Gulfport. Parents and daughters are invited to attend to learn more about the academy.