Blacks in Government(BIG) was organized in 1975 and has been a national response to the need for African Americans in public service to organize around issues of mutual concern. BIG’s goals are to promote equity in all aspects of American life, excellence in public service, and opportunity for all Americans. Applicants must be seniors who have a formal acceptance letter from at least one accredited U.S. college, university, technical, or trade school . Applicants must also reside in Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, or Fredericksburg City. To apply, pick up an application from Mrs. Stinchcomb in the JMHS Counseling Center.