Brett Neel & Madi Lindely,
our 2017 delegates.
High School Juniors and Seniors:
Do You Like to Travel?
Do You Like to Meet New Friends?
How about a chance to meet your U.S. Representatives and Senators?
Would you like to visit historic monuments and museums?
Would You Like to Learn About Cooperatives and Our Nation’s History?
You should apply for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for The Electric Youth Tour, sponsored by Freeborn-Mower Cooperative & Minnesota Rural Electric Association.
2017 Youth Tour Essay Questions
Please respond to both questions and keep the essay to around 500 words:
- In your opinion, what do you see as the biggest challenge electric cooperative face and why?
- Why do you want to represent Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services as our Youth Tour delegate and how to you hope to benefit from this experience?
Travel Dates are: June 10 -15, 2017
Experience the wonder of Washington, DC
Make new friends from across the country
Meet your Senators and Representatives
Learn about rural electrification on the local, state and national levels
Tour historical sites and landmarks
A completed application, letter of recommendation, photo of yourself and 500-word essay must be submitted to Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services, Attn: Dawn Schroeder, by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017.
Applicants selected to advance to the interview process, will be notified. A mandatory banquet will be held for the applicants advancing, their parents and siblings, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services.
Applicants must be the children or legal dependent of FMCS members and reside in the cooperative's service territory. Applicants must be junior or senior in high school.
QUESTIONS? Contact, Dawn Schroeder at 507.379.8841 or Email.