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Dear Ascend applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Ascend Program!

Ascend is designed for emerging leaders who are equipped to serve the Round Rock community and are focused on personal, professional and leadership development.

The tuition for the Ascend Program is $600.

Complete the following application to participate in Ascend 2024. All applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st. Applicants accepted into the class will be notified no later than the week of November 7th.

Contact Katarina Corona, kcorona@roundrockchamber.org, with any question about the application process.

Personal Information

Do you currently...*
Have you participated in Leadership Round Rock or any other city leadership programs in the past?*

Employment Information

Is your company/organization an investor with the Round Rock Chamber?*



Short Answer

Civic Engagement

Current hours per month devoted to community and/or professional organizations*


Please provide contact information for three professional references.

First & Last
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Program Requirements

Review and confirm the following program requirements:*

Participants are required to attend and actively engage in subject-specific sessions, mandatory retreat, and graduation ceremony. The 2024 tentative calendar is below:

Retreat – 1/24/23
Monthly Meeting – 2/13/24
Monthly Meeting – 3/13/24
Monthly Meeting – 4/10/24
Monthly Meeting – 5/8/24

Monthly Meeting - 6/12/24
Monthly Meeting – 8/14/24
Monthly Meeting – 9/11/24
Monthly Meeting – 10/9/24
Monthly Meeting – 11/13/24
Graduation – 12/11/24*

All sessions are from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. except for the Retreat and Graduation which will be full days. Unless otherwise noted, expect each day of the program to be an extended lunch.

Sign your name below to confirm you have read and accept the program requirements.

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Participants will be selected through a comparative assessment from the full complement of applications submitted for the program. The intent of this selection process is to create a group of the best candidates that represents a cross section of interest within the community. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31st, 2023.

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