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Attention High School Juniors!

NRECA Youth Tour to Washington, DC

June 17 – 24, 2020


Blachly-Lane Electric Co-op is offering the trip of a lifetime to one deserving high school junior. If you currently are a high school junior and your parents/guardians are Blachly-Lane Electric Co-op members, you could be selected to represent Blachly-Lane at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Youth Tour in Washington, DC, June 17 - 24, 2020.


Youth Tour Details

This opportunity is specifically for junior class students. As Blachly-Lane’s Youth Tour representative in Washington, DC, you will participate in National Youth Day, visit with your representative and senators, and explore monuments and sights around the nation’s capital. You will meet other rural electric co-op student representatives from across the nation, and learn about electric cooperatives, American history, and U. S. government. In the end, you’ll come home with a greater understanding of your great nation, your role as a citizen, and with many new friends.


Students travel with two chaperones and fellow students from their state, and will interact with many other students from around the U. S. who are representing their electric co-ops.


Deadline for Application: 5:30 p.m. January 23, 2020


The Youth Tour application can be found at:     2020 Youth Tour Application



Former Blachly-Lane Youth Tour Representatives:

2015- Makenna Pennel and Noah Alley, Triangle Lake School

2016- Audrey Sherman, Junction City High School

2017- Vicente Mather, Triangle Lake School

2018- Elle Russell, Elmira High School

2019- Zachary Pennel, Triangle Lake School

2020- Jasper Beck (Trip was canceled due to COVID-19)


Due to potential conflicts of interest, employees and their family members, Board members and their family members are not eligible to apply to be Blachly-Lane Electric Co-op Youth Tour representatives.


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