High School Students…Want To Go To Washington?

Join the state’s future leaders for a week of exploration, education and leadership training. Jones-Onslow is seeking applications from high school students for the leadership opportunity of a lifetime: The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

The Youth Tour allows students to experience Washington, D.C., and learn more about how they can make a difference as young adults.

Tourists will learn about the cooperative business model and values, visit historic monuments and memorials, pay their respects at The Arlington National Cemetery, meet elected officials and tour a variety of Smithsonian museums, all while building a peer network with young leaders from across the country.

JOEMC will sponsor four local students to join the June 15-21, 2019 NC Youth Tour. The all-expenses paid, week-long tour is hosted by electric cooperatives nationwide and is a tradition more than 50 years strong. About 1,800 students from more than 40 states are expected to participate in 2019, and North Carolina’s electric cooperatives will send a delegation of more than 45 students.

Students entering their senior year (current juniors) in fall 2019 are eligible to attend and are encouraged to apply. The cooperative’s youth tourist representatives will be chosen through an essay contest with a pre-selected topic.

JOEMC’s Paula Redick will be visiting local high schools during the next several weeks to promote the program. You can also call the office at (910) 353-1940 or email Paula at predick@joemc.com for more information.



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