High School & Beyond (Pittsburgh, PA) – Application Session*Session 1 (June 11-17, 2017)Session 2 (June 18-24, 2017)Either Session 1 or 2Personal InformationName* First Last Father's Name*Mother's Name*Address*City*State*AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces PacificZip*Home Phone Number*e.g. 123-456-7890Cell Phone Number*e.g. 123-456-7890Phone Number of Parent (emergency use only)*e.g. 123-456-7890Email Address of Applicant* Email Address of Parent* Date of Birth* MM DD YYYY EducationSchool Currently Attending*Grade Point Average*Extracurricular Activities*High School (if known at time of application)*MiscellaneousElectronic Signature for Photo Release (enter YES to accept)Parents must sign for applicants under 18 years of age. I hereby authorize and consent to the use and reproduction by YSI staff or an authorized agent or assignee of any and all photographs taken of the above-named applicant for the purpose of promoting YSI programs, without any compensation to me. All film, together with any prints, shall constitute property of YSI, solely and completely.Reference*Who recommended this program to you?CommentsEssay*Write an essay (e.g., 200 words) on the following topic: “Who is your hero? How can this person’s life influence your high school career?” Applications submitted without an essay will not be considered. (We suggest the essay begin with a brief statement about your hero and why you admire this person. You might follow this with an anecdote that illustrates your hero's admirable traits, and then conclude by explaining how this person's life might influence your high school career.) You may want to draft your essay prior to completing the online application and then copy and paste it into the box provided.