Special to Iredell Free News

EnergyUnited will be accepting applications through Tuesday, December 31, for the 2020 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program.

This year, EnergyUnited will be selecting two outstanding students for the all-expenses-paid, nationwide leadership program in Washington, D.C. The week-long leadership experience is scheduled for June 20-26, 2020.

Local students who attend the Youth Tour will join 1,500 high school students from across the U.S. to learn about electric cooperatives, American history and the U.S. government. Students will also visit historic sites in the nation’s capital and meet with their congressional leaders.

Applicants must currently be enrolled in their sophomore year (rising juniors) or junior year (rising seniors) and either receive service from EnergyUnited or attend a school that is served by EnergyUnited. All high school sophomores and juniors attending the following schools served by EnergyUnited are eligible to apply: Central Davidson Senior High, South Davidson High, Ledford High, Davidson Early College, Davie County High, Davie County Early College, North Iredell High, West Iredell High, Hopewell High and William Amos Hough High.


For more information on eligibility or to download an application, please visit www.energyunited.com/youth-tour. Applications and essays must be completed and sent to EnergyUnited no later than: Tuesday, December 31, 2019. Contact Adam Martin, Communications Specialist at 704-924-2139 or Adam.Martin@energyunited.com for more information.