Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership training program for young people. RYLA participants can be ages 14-30, but most clubs and districts choose to focus on a narrower age range, such as 14-18 or 19-30.      


RYLA will be held on September 24, 2022

 RYLA emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth, and aims to

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     Demonstrate Rotary's respect and concern for youth
  • Provide an effective training experience for selected youth and potential leaders
  • Encourage leadership of youth by youth
  • Recognize publicly young people who are rendering service to their communities

The 2022 RYLA will be:
Saturday, September 24, 2022

RYLA Downloads for 2022
 Club Documents  
 Student Documents  





RYLA 2018 

2018 student zip-lining over the lake

2018 RYLA students in a team building exercise 

2018 RYLA Team building exercise 

2018 Team building exercise 

2018 RYLA students from Oak Ridge 

WATCH A SHORT VIDEO OF RYLA 2019 - Double click on photo below.



RYLA 2022-2023 District 6780 Committee

Holly Hanson, Crossville – Chair

Jack Williams, Fairfield Glade – Vice Chair

Paul Beal, Crossville – Treasurer

Scot Shanks, Crossville – Registration Coordinator

Deb Birdsall, Fairfield Glade – Website and Social Media

Margie Hicks, Crossville – T-shirt Coordinator

Charlotte Goodwin, Crossville – Certificate Coordinator

Pepe Perron, Crossville – Advisor & Event Coordination

District Events
Paul Harris Society Members by Club
Annual Fund and PolioPlus Giving Year-to-Date
District Leaders