youth tour

Youth Tour winners announced

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative has announced the winners of the 2020 Youth Tour essay contest have been announced.

The six top-scoring students, selected as Youth Tour delegates, will each receive a minimum $2,000 college scholarship. Due the COVID-19 crisis, this summer’s trip to Washington, D.C. ,has been canceled. They will have the opportunity to participate in some future virtual activities planned by the Youth Tour organizers.

The winners of the 2020 Youth Tour competition are:

A trip of a lifetime!

Entries are now being accepted for the 51st Annual Youth Tour contest, which will culminate with six finalists traveling to Washington, D.C., this summer.

The contest is open only to high school juniors who live and attend school in Cuivre River Electric’s general service area, or who have Cuivre River electric service in their homes.

A night of winners

2018 Youth Tour winners
2018 Youth Tour winners

Six local high school students will be attending this year’s National Youth Tour Conference in Washington, D.C. this summer.

The top six-scoring finalists were Nathan Nordwald, Faith Van Horn, Madelyn Guss and Isabella Linstruth, all of Warrenton High School; Rishi Kondapaneni, Liberty High School; and homeschool student Jessica Jarvis.

Youth Tour delegates see the sights in Washington, D.C.

Troy student selected to NRECA Youth Leadership Council

One-hundred and two high school students participated in the 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 9-15. Local delegates were Audrey Hahn, Moscow Mills; Chloe Momphard, Troy; Ben Mertens, Warrenton; Brendan Heslin, Defiance; Alishia Curry, Frankford, and Jane Zuroweste, Truxton. They were sponsored by Cuivre River Electric Cooperative, Troy.