Opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors

Opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors


The Market House Theatre is seeking high school students to serve as advisory members on its Board of Directors. Student advisors will attend monthly board meetings and will work on special projects as directed by the board. Board meetings are usually held the last Wednesday of each month from 5:30 until 7:00. Student advisors will serve a one-year term beginning in July of 2017.  


Eligibility: To be eligible, a student must be a junior or senior in high school during the 2017-18 school year. Applicants must reside in McCracken County and may not have a parent who is employed by Market House Theatre or who serves on the Board of Directors of Market House Theatre. 

How to Apply: Interested students should submit the items listed below: 

  • A letter explaining why you would like to be a student advisory member of the Market House Theatre Board of Directors and what skills or perspectives you will bring to the board.
  • A current resume that lists extracurricular activities, community service, and honors/awards. Please include both an email and a telephone number where you can be reached.
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a teacher and one from a community member.

All letters, resumes and recommendations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1. Documents may be submitted in one of two ways:

  • Printed submissions will be accepted at the Market House Theatre box office from noon to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. 
  • Electronic submissions can be emailed to Robin Kelly at kelly8690@comcast.net.  

Selection Process: A selection committee will review all applications and invite top candidates for an in-person interview. Those selected for an interview will be notified no later than Thursday, June 1.  A maximum of three students will be selected to serve as student advisors.


If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Robin Kelly at kelly8690@comcast.net.