Apply now for 2013 Youth Tour
Article was added on Thursday, January 10, 2013
Each year, Santee Electric Cooperative, Inc. selects two high
school students to represent the co-op as delegates for the
Washington Youth Tour.
In the summer before their senior year, these two lucky students
join hundreds of others from across the country
-all-expenses paid - to network and learn about
our nation's capital. The tour is a fast-paced leadership
opportunity to see what makes America tick.
Rising seniors compete in written application, interview, and
here for a 2013 Washington Youth Tour application
The Washington Youth Tour, sponsored nationally by the National Rural Electric Cooperative
Association (NRECA) and statewide byElectric
Cooperatives of South Carolina (ECSC), is a jam-packed
backstage pass to Washington, D.C.
It offers rising high school seniors - students currently
juniors - an unforgettable leadership experience in our nation's
capital. It's free!
Since 1965, the Washington Youth Tour has given morethan
40,000 students nationwide the opportunity to take part in
this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The program was initially
implemented at the request of President Lyndon Johnson to "send
youngsters to the nation's capital where they can actually see what
the flag stands for and represents."
Find out more information on the Youth Tour
Deadline to apply for the 2013 tour, is February 8, 2013.
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