OK Youth Tour 2019

Local electric cooperatives chose 72 students to represent Oklahoma on this year’s Youth Tour experience to Washington, D.C.

OK Youth Tour 2019

Photos by Nikki Bode/OAEC

They joined more than 1,800 other students from co-ops across the nation on a weeklong, all-expenses-paid trip to tour national landmarks, meet with their congressional representatives and learn what it means to be an actively involved citizen. Participants were selected through an application and interview process during which judges looked for excellent academic achievement and community leadership.