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Youth Tour 2018 Scrapbook North Carolina’s electric cooperatives sent 43 young leaders and advisors to Washington, D.C., in June on the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, marking the 51st year for the program in North Carolina.

s in front of r delegates pose for picture North Carolina’s 43 Youth Tou g their representatives. Capitol Hill ahead of meetin

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tour Caitlin Finley, a 2018 youth e Ridge Blu by red nso spo t pan partici ow fell by Energy, was selected our Youth Tourists to represent ctric Ele al Rur al ion Nat state on the ECA) Cooperative Association’s (NR ). One (YLC l nci Youth Leadership Cou d to cte sele is e stat h student from eac 9 workshop and attend the 201 hip ers lead al ion nat a in e participat ando. NRECA Annual Meeting in Orl ool and is dwell Early College High Sch Finley is a rising senior at Cal hours in 360 n tha re mo , volunteering very active in her community sident at her rently serves as Beta Club pre the last three years. She cur ool. She Sch ’s the 2018 NC Governor school and was accepted into field of forestry. aspires to go into the career

ell Jacob Kelley and Megan Pow e pos C EM ad Bro of French for a photo op in view of the Washington Monument.

Isa Lu of Four County EMC introduces David Rouzer of North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District.

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