Power of Community - Pedernales Electric Cooperative

2015 Youth Tour Contest

For the 33rd year, Pedernales Electric is joining other electric cooperatives across the country to participate in the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Youth Tour program. For PEC's 2015 Youth Tour Contest, we are asking area high school students to write essays detailing how they would develop their own school community service project.

Ten semifinalists will be chosen to interview with three independent judges who will select the final six winners of an expense-paid June 2015 trip to Washington, D.C., to tour historical sites and meet local political representatives.

Submit your Youth Tour Contest application onlinePlease read our contest guidelines before submitting your essay and application online. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

2014 Youth Tour Contest Winners

PEC Youth Tour participants in Washington

2014 Youth Tour winners during their trip to Washington, D.C. are, front row left to right, Hannah Graves (essay), Cassidy Matousek (essay) and Kiana Dane (essay), and, back row left to right, Kendall Shaw (essay), Duncan Coleman (essay) and Jared Gutierrez (essay).

Keep up with PEC Youth Tour on social media:  PEC Youth Tour on Instagram


Download Youth Tour Contest guidelines

Contest Guidelines

Download 2015 Youth Tour Contest guidelines and information.

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Apply Online

Complete and submit an application for the 2015 Youth Tour.

Visit the NRECA Youth Tour website

NRECA Youth Tour

Visit the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Tour Contest site.