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National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Youth Tour Contest

You can become a PEC delegate and join about 1,500 high school students from cooperatives across the country on an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C.! To apply online, please go here.

To become a PEC delegate, you must:

  • Complete your sophomore, junior or senior year of high school by June 2018.
  • Have a parent or legal guardian who is a PEC member or receives PEC service at their home.
  • Submit an essay and application online by Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 11:59 p.m.

For guidelines on the essay, please click this link.

This year’s essay topic:

Based on your experience in extracurricular activities, develop a unique, fun and educational PEC program for middle or high school students.

Consider one or more in the development of your program: the seven Cooperative Principles, safety, member focus and/or responsibility for conservation of energy resources. Be sure to include the name of your program, its intended age group, a description of the program (activities, materials required, et cetera) and how it addresses the Cooperative Principles, safety, member needs and/or energy resource conservation.

Finally, explain how you would persuade your classmates and friends to participate in this program.