For over 40 years, electric cooperatives have sponsored high school students from across America to visit the nation's capitol and meet their members of congress. You could be part of this tremendous opportunity.
Here's your ticket for an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
►To enter the essay-writing contest, you must be a junior or senior in high school in the fall of 2012.
►You and your parents or guardian must be served by Roughrider Electric Cooperative.
►Essay is not to exceed two standard 8½- by 11-inch typewritten, double-spaced pages on this topic: What would your day be like without electricity?
►Submit your essay in hard copy or electronic format to Roughrider Electric. Electronic submissions should conform to the two-page, double-spaced guideline described above.
Include a cover page with your name, date of birth, school and grade in 2012, parent or guardian's name, address and telephone number.
►The deadline is Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. E-mailed entries should be directed to email@example.com, and hard-copy entries mailed to: Youth Tour Essay Contest, Roughrider Electric Cooperative, 800 Highway Dr.,
Hazen, ND 58545-4737.
►If you have a question, contact Brad Quenette, Roughrider Electric, at the address listed above, or call (701) 748-2293 during regular business hours.
Web page for the North Dakota Youth Tour: http://www.ndyouthtour.com/
Be part of the nearly 1,500 high school students from across the nation for a fun-filled week in Washington!
Electric Cooperative Youth Tour -
Students, Parents and Educators - Experience the WONDER OF WASHINGTON (promotional video) at the Youth Tour Website(http://www.youthtour.coop/)