Ozark Electric sends two area students to Washington D.C.

Saturday, August 5, 2017
One-hundred and two high school students participated in Missouriís 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 9-15. Local delegates were Emily Geisendorfer from Marionville High School, at left, and Alonso Rueda, from Monett High School. They were sponsored by Ozark Electric Cooperative in Mt. Vernon. The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions, community service and todayís pressing issues. Highlights included the young people visiting with representatives from their congressional districts and touring famous monuments, the Smithsonian Institutionís museums and Arlington National Cemetery. The group also took a sightseeing and dance cruise on the Potomac River one evening with delegates from other states. Contributed photo

One-hundred and two high school students participated in Missouriís 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 9-15.