High schoolers can apply for expenses-paid Washington, DC leadership conference

Published 9:20 am Thursday, December 21, 2023

The deadline for high school students to apply for an all-expenses-paid youth leadership trip to Washington, D.C. is quickly approaching.

All qualifying sophomores and juniors who are interested in applying for the 2024 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour should submit their applications online by Dec.  31.

EnergyUnited will select two students for this youth leadership opportunity. Students who are selected will join hundreds of high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history and the United States government. Students will also visit Capitol Hill and will have the opportunity to meet with members of the North Carolina congressional delegation.

 Applicants must currntly be enrolled in their sophomore or junior year and either receive service from EnergyUnited at home or attend a school that is served by EnergyUnited. All high school sophomores and juniors attending the following schools, which are served by EnergyUnited, are automatically eligible to apply: Central Davidson Sr. High, South Davidson High, Ledford High, Davidson Early College, Davie County High, Davie County Early College, North Iredell High, West Iredell High, or Hopewell High.

 

To learn more about the program or to apply, please visit www.energyunited.com/youth-tour.