Leadership Oklahoma is accepting applications for its 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 5. Applicants must be high school juniors or home-schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Youth Leadership Oklahoma accepts 50 class members each year. The program includes a weeklong journey across the state to introduce high school students between their junior and senior years to state leaders, issues, resources and cultural treasures of Oklahoma. The program dates for Youth Leadership Oklahoma Class 19 will be June 2-7. Criteria for selection includes demonstrated leadership ability in activities such as student council, athletics and service clubs in their schools and communities, as well as an exhibited commitment to community service and extracurricular activities. Participants are also considered on the basis of geographic, racial and cultural diversity. To apply, go to www.leadershipoklahoma.com or call 405-848-0001. Completed applications must be received in the Leadership Oklahoma office, 5500 N Western, Suite 142, Oklahoma City, OK 73118, no later than 5 p.m. Dec. 5.