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Community leaders mentoring teens

business · education · medicine · law · government


The Peres Leadership Program was established to teach and instill the traits, skills, and values that are integral to successful leaders in all fields, including but not limited to: Business, Education, Medicine, Law, and Government.

The Peres Leadership Program, an affiliate of Palm Beach Synagogue, is informed both by moral values and the significant leadership experiences of the mentors. Participants in the program will join in an exchange of ideas that aims to spur moral growth and tolerance while sharpening focus on achieving personal goals concomitant with giving back to the community.


who can apply?

The program application is open to all
Palm Beach County

10th, 11th and 12th grade students

who aspire to be leaders in their community and meet the program criteria. Once an application is completed and received, the student will go through an interview process. Those accepted will receive a letter of acceptance into the program.

New students apply here

Returning students
apply here


Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a Medal and

Award of Completion

Based on performance throughout the course, top participants will be awarded Gold Medals of Achievement. The highest ranked participant will receive

The Peres Leadership Award

and a $1000 cash prize