Dakota Electric Association is excited to announce an incredible opportunity for area students to win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. from June 18 – 23, 2024. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is part of the National Rural Electric Youth Tour, and Dakota Electric is calling on all eligible students to apply.

Students who are currently enrolled as sophomores, juniors, or seniors and reside within Dakota Electric’s service territory are eligible to participate in this amazing opportunity. Five lucky students will be selected to embark on an unforgettable journey to the nation’s capital, exploring its rich history and engaging with influential leaders.

To apply for this extraordinary trip, students can visit Dakota Electric’s website and fill out the application. The deadline for submission is February 22, 2024, so interested students should act promptly to secure their chance.

To complete the application, students must include a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, or youth organization leader. This requirement ensures that applicants are recognized for their dedication, leadership, and potential to make a positive impact. Additionally, students must be available for in-person interviews on March 19 or 21.

Youth Tour offers an unparalleled opportunity for students to broaden their horizons, gain valuable insights, and forge lifelong memories. By participating in this immersive experience, students will have the chance to explore iconic landmarks, engage in interactive educational activities, and connect with peers from across the country.

Dakota Electric Association is committed to empowering the youth in their community and providing them with unique opportunities for growth and development. By offering this all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., Dakota Electric aims to inspire and motivate students to become active participants in shaping the future.

Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to win a trip to Washington, D.C.! Apply now and embark on an unforgettable adventure that will leave a lasting impact.

Please direct questions to Community Relations Director, Peggy Johnson at (651) 463-6110 or (612) 978-4612, or email [email protected].