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Apply Now for Walton EMC’s Youth Tour

Open to High School Sophomores, Juniors

Every year, Walton EMC sends four local high school sophomores or juniors, all-expense paid, to represent our co-op and learn valuable leadership skills on the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

Delegates from all across the country interact with our nation’s leaders and experience our nation’s capital. Don’t delay – apply now!

Walton EMC Youth Tour delegates
Last year’s Walton EMC Youth Tour delegates, from left, Alyssa Forrest, Alexandra Marlette, Devneet Singh and Jenny Choi, spent eight jam-packed days with 111 new Georgia friends that included seeing iconic sights in Washington, D.C., and meeting with our state’s senators and representatives.

To Qualify

  • Be a high school sophomore or junior.
  • Live or attend a school in WEMC’s service area.
  • Have your parent’s permission to enter.
  • Commit to making the trip on June 9-16 if you win.

Follow These Steps

  1. Complete and send the entry form, parent’s authorization and student commitment. Walton EMC must receive this form by 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12.
  2. You’ll receive study material in the mail.
  3. Study!
  4. Take a written test covering the study material on Monday, March 7. 
  5. The eight contestants scoring the highest on the written test will advance to a short interview.
  6. Judges choose four winners and two alternates.

Three Ways to Get an Entry Form

Learn More

See videos here!