Washington, DC Youth Tour
Each year, BENCO Electric Cooperative partners with the National Rural Electrical Cooperative Association (NRECA) and Minnesota Rural Electrical Association (MREA) to award an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, DC for one high-school sophomore or junior whose parents are members of the Cooperative.
Our Washington, DC Youth Tour delegate will embark on a jam-packed schedule including visits to the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian National Museum, Mount Vernon, the FBI Headquarters and much more!
To apply, please submit a one page, typed essay describing “Why I want to go to Washington, DC”. Please include the student’s name, parents’ names, email address, high school and a list of extra-curricular activities. Please mail your entry to: BENCO Electric Cooperative, Attn: Chelsea, PO BOX 8, Mankato, MN 56002. Entries must be received no later than Monday, February 4, 2019.