2017 YOUTH TOUR
The Graham County Electric Cooperative delegation selected for the 2017 Washington Youth Tour are:
Alyson Wakefield - Thatcher High School
Dillon Jones - Pima High School (not pictured)
Kayla West - Thatcher High School
Leisel Griffin - Thatcher High School
Congratulations to these students. Read more information regarding these GCEC delegates in the March 2017 Currents Magazine Article.
What is the Government-in-Action Youth Tour?
Every June, as many as 1,500 high school students from across the country spend a week in the nation's capital as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. The students are sponsored by electric cooperatives – cooperatives that are committed to educating America's rural youth about America and the role electric cooperatives play in developing strong rural communities.
Participating in the Youth Tour is an awesome way to learn about this great nation, develop leadership skills, gain a better understanding of electric cooperatives, and make friendships that will last beyond the week!