High School applicants from Walton EMC service area sought for Washington DC trip

Press release from Walton EMC

Monroe, Ga. – Every year, Walton EMC sends four local high school students on an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. These teens have an opportunity to learn valuable leadership skills, get a close up look at our government in action and serve as a representative of Walton EMC on the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour.

To qualify, you must be a high school sophomore or junior and live or attend school in Walton EMC’s service territory.  You must also have parent permission and commit to making the trip on June 7-14 if you win.

Complete and send in an entry form by Friday, February 9th. Entry forms can be found online at waltonemc.com. You can also e-mail jbroun@waltonemc.com or call 770-266-2572 for an entry form.

Once entered, you will receive study material in the mail and a written test will be given on Monday, March 5th.  The eight highest scoring individuals on the written test will advance to the interview round.  Judges will choose four winners and two alternates.

Apply now so you don’t miss out on your opportunity to make friends from all across the county and meet with a few of our nation’s leaders.

Walton EMC provides electric service to 127,000 residential and business accounts in a 10 county area between Atlanta and Athens. Because its customers own the company, service –not profit — is Walton EMC’s primary focus.

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