Youth Leadership Application
Rural Electric Youth Tour – Washington DC
June 13 - 20, 20189
CEEI Colorado Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp – Clark,
CO July 13 - 18, 2019
To apply you must:
- Be at least 16 years of age at the time of the trip, but not yet have graduated from high school (typically current 10thand 11thgraders);
- Be a dependent of a DMEA member;
- Complete the following application and essay requirement.
Application deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019
For more information contact:
Selection information: DMEA’s selection committee will select one top performing student to attend the Youth Tour and three additional students (from area high schools) to attend Youth Camp. If selected, you will be notified in January and asked to confirm your ability to attend.
2019 YOUTH TOUR/YOUTH CAMP APPLICATION FORM
By completing this application form, you are applying for either of the programs listed above. One student from each high school will be selected to attend Youth Camp. One student from all the applicants will be selected to attend Youth Tour.
Submit a minimum 500-word essay on one of the topics listed below. You will be judged on your knowledge of the subject, composition, neatness, grammar, and originality.
ESSAY QUESTIONS (choose one)
1.) Identify and discuss a piece of legislation that has been passed in Colorado in the last five years that affects local electric cooperatives. Describe the impacts (or potential impacts) that legislation has/will have on Colorado cooperatives.
2.) Explain or illustrate the process of energy generation and distribution. How is energy produced and how does it get to your home?
3.) Discuss the importance of the internet in daily life and the impact it has (positive or negative) on rural communities.