Applications sought for Indiana Youth Tour

JASPER — Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative will sponsor two students on the annual Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2019.

Students entering their senior year in 2019 are eligible to attend and are selected by their local cooperative to participate in the weeklong trip. Indiana will send a delegation of approximately 85 students from throughout the state. The students travel to Washington and convene with more than 1,800 students from up to 46 states.

Applications for Youth Tour are available by contacting Kyla Jones of Dubois REC at 812-482-5454 or Applications, due Feb. 15, also are available on the cooperative’s website at

Students participating in the trip will visit the Gettysburg Battlefield, Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian museums, tour the Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorials and take a night cruise on the Potomac River.

The Indiana Youth Tour students will also participate in a youth rally hosted by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and spend a day on Capitol Hill, where they will have an opportunity to meet with Indiana’s congressional delegation to ask questions and share their thoughts on a variety of timely issues.

More on