Clinton County Electric will again sponsor up to 12 area sophomores or juniors on a day in Springfield to be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 sponsored by the co-op and the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives. Of these 12, two will be selected to go to Washington DC in June 2013 for an all-expense paid tour.
WHO MAY ENTER?
Youth Day in Springfield and Youth Tour to Washington DC are open to high school sophomores and juniors that are children of Clinton County Electric Cooperative members.
Children of Clinton County Electric Cooperative board of directors or employees are not eligible.
YOUTH TO SPRINGFIELD.
A panel of judges will choose up to 12 students who will participate with more than 125 other youths from other Illinois electric cooperatives in Illinois Rural Electric Youth Day in Springfield set for Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The day’s activities in Springfield will include touring the state Capitol complex, visiting with legislators and a luncheon. The two Washington tour winners will be selected from these 12 students.
The two local winners will join some 70 other Illinois students, winners of similar contests sponsored by other Illinois electric cooperatives,at Springfield on June 13. They will travel on air-conditioned buses, returning June 22. While in Washington, they will visit such attractions as the White House, U.S. Capitol, Smithsonian Institution, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Monument and many other national monuments and places of interest.
Applications must be returned to the co-op no later than February 28 , 2014
This program may be suspended at any time due to inadequate funding or participation. As noted above, there will be a maximum number of 12 participants chosen. Notifications will only be made to those chosen to participate in the program.
This information is also available on our Youth Programs page.