Oconto County Teen Court seeks teen panelists

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Are you entering grades 9-12 and wanting to make a difference in your community while meeting other teens from all over Oconto County? Would you like meaningful experience to list on a resume or college application?

Oconto County Teen Court meets once a month to hear cases of first-time youth offenders who commit misdemeanor crimes. Panel members from throughout the county work as a team to decide on sanctions for offending peers. Training is provided. Applicants should be in grades 9-12 for the 2019-20 school year.

Applications for Teen Court will be available at all public high schools throughout Oconto County and the University of Wisconsn-Extension Office (third floor, Building A, Oconto County Courthouse, 301 Washington St., Oconto) or print one from the Extension website at https://oconto.extension.wisc.edu.

For information, call the Oconto County Extension Office 920-834-6845. Applications are due by July 30 by mail to Oconto County Teen Court Program, Extension Office, 301 Washington St., Oconto, WI 54153.