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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, Tena Nguyen, Abi Ivemeyer, Mehul Mehra and Kusona Fortingo, joined 111 new Georgia friends for eight jam-packed days 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 8-15 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. 17.
  2. You’ll receive study material in the mail.
  3. Study!
  4. Take a written test covering the study material on Monday, March 6. 
  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

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