Student Leadership applications for 2020-2021 are live! Any student who will be in 9th-12th grades during the 2020-2021 school year is welcome to apply. Below is the overview of Student Leadership. Please scroll to the bottom to access the online application. Applications are due by June 1st at the latest. After completing the application, you will sign up for an interview (to happen over Zoom) with Chris White and the DSM staff.

Student Leadership team has 3 primary purposes:

1. Discipleship
2. Learn Leadership Principles
3. Gain Leadership Experience


✦ Students will participate in monthly Leadership lessons on Sundays.
✦ Students will be required to participate in a Foundation Discipleship Group.
✦ There will be weekly accountability of quiet times, journaling, and note taking.
✦ Students will have more personal time and interaction with DSM staff.

Learn Leadership Principles

✦ There will be monthly sessions on discipleship and leadership.

Gain Leadership Experience

✦ Each student will have weekly ministry responsibilities including Fellowship Groups, Illuminate, Sunday Mornings and Wednesday nights.

✦ Students will be divided into groups of 4-7 leaders and will have the responsibility of dreaming, planning, developing, and carrying out a ministry opportunity in their Fellowship Group homes and for Dawson Student Ministry as a whole.

Please read the following carefully and choose the correct option.

For students who WERE student leaders for the 2019-2020 school year, please fill out this application.

For students who would be NEW to student leadership this coming year, please fill out this application.

If you have any questions about Student Leadership, please email Alison at