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.