Youth Tour is designed to encourage the leaders of tomorrow by giving them the chance to expand their horizons. Whether the students are
encountering the true cost of freedom at Arlington National Cemetery, or gathering information from their local Congressman or Senators, Youth Tour
is a truly positive knowledge gathering experience for the qualified students who are selected to attend. The Youth Tour is a valuable and
exciting learning experience, which provides juniors in high school the chance to meet other students from all over the country and tour of our
We would like to congratulate these students on being selected to represent United Electric Cooperative at the 2017 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.
United Electric has been sending students to Washington, D.C. for many years. This trip is, indeed, a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain valuable
knowledge through historical site seeing and experiencing firsthand how part of the legislation process functions. It also provides an understanding
of electric cooperatives locally, as well as through our statewide and national associations.
On behalf of the United Electric Board of Directors and myself, I want to thank this year’s students for representing United Electric so well.