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BEC accepting apps for DC youth tour


Bandera Electric Cooperative will sponsor three Bandera EC members' children for a "Trip of a Lifetime" to Washington DC, June 8 through June 7. All sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply by completing the Government-in-Action Youth Tour application and an essay. Youth Tour Winners will be chosen anonymously.
While in Washington, students will participate in guided tours of historic sites, museums and Congressional offices where they will meet their members of Congress.
Youth Tour 2016 highlights will include visits to the Capitol Building; Library of Congress; Arlington National Cemetery; Smithsonian Institution; memorials dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Vietnam, World War II and Korean memorials; and the Washington Monument.
To complete an application, visit the website, BanderaElectric.com/YouthPrograms. Applications are due by Wednesday, Feb. 17.