YOUTH TOUR

YOUTH TOUR 2021 HAS BEEN CANCELED 

2020

YOUTH TOUR PARTICIPANTS

Shelby Baggett

Shelby Baggett

Fruitdale High School

Lindsey Bolen

Lindsey Bolen

Jackson High School

Haas Flowers

Haas Flowers

Leroy High School

Macy Jordan

Macy Jordan

Millry High School

WHAT IS YOUTH TOUR?

The Rural Electric Youth Tour is a group of more than 1,800 high school students who visit Washington D.C., every June from all over America. They come because the people who led electric cooperatives believe education is important-educating about electric cooperatives and education about America.

Clarke-Washington EMC has been sending high school students from Southwest Alabama to Youth Tour since the early 70s.

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR

YOUTH TOUR?

Yes, high school juniors in the Clarke-Washington service area are able to compete. You do not have to be a member to go to Youth Tour.

HOW ARE THE PARTICIPANTS SELECTED?

Those interested in participating are required to write an essay and interview. All essays will be reviewed and the top essayist will be asked to come in for an interview. The top four essay winners will attend the Alabama Rural Electric Association’s Montgomery Youth Tour and receive a $500 scholarship.

The top two winners will have the opportunity to join other students around Alabama and fly to Washington D.C. for an all expense paid, week long trip. These students will also receive an additional $500 scholarship, courtesy of Clarke-Washington EMC.

A Word from

Our Youth Tour Coordinator

“This is a great opportunity for high school students because this program helps give students a new outlook on their local cooperative, broaden their education and see things they learned about in school. This gives them a chance to get out of their comfort zone and meet other young leaders across the country. “

– Sarah Hansen

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INTERESTED?

CWEMC Youth Tour Coordinator: Sarah Hansen

Telephone: (251) 246-9081

Hours: M-F: 7am – 4pm