EnergyUnited seeking applicants for 2018 Rural Electric Youth Tour

Posted at 7:19 PM on Oct 28, 2017


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EnergyUnited is now accepting applications for the 2018 Rural Electric Youth Tour. Two local students will be selected to attend an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The trip is scheduled for June 9-15, 2018.

Students who attend the Youth Tour will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history and the United States government. Students will also visit the historic sites of the nation’s capital, meet with their congressional leaders and meet with Youth Tour alumni who serve as interns or staffers on Capitol Hill. Representing EnergyUnited on this trip is an excellent way to bolster college applications.

Applicants must currently be enrolled in their sophomore year (rising juniors) or junior year (rising seniors) and must attend a school that is served by EnergyUnited or be a resident in a county served by EnergyUnited which includes all or parts of: Alexander, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, Wilkes and Yadkin.

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For more information on eligibility or to download an application, please visit Applications and essays must be completed and sent to EnergyUnited no later than: Friday, January 5, 2018. Contact Donnie Shoaf, Communications Specialist, at 704-924-2139 or for more information.

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