Apply With a Video to Win an Action Packed Trip to DC!
One high school student from WCEC's 9-county service territory can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. by applying now! This trip, called the Government-in-Action Youth Tour, is a youth leadership program sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative and organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
About 125 of Texas High School students and chaperones from across Texas will spend over a week together immersed in what has been called a memorable and life-changing experience by past participants. The trip will begin with a day in Austin to include tours and events. Delegates will then travel to Washington, D.C. and join up with approximately 1,200 Youth Tour participants from across the country seeing historical sites and memorials.
To apply, candidates should download the official application. Once completed they should follow the submission instructions and then create a short one to three minutes video on the topic: The Next Big Thing: My Cooperative and our Future Together.