Looking for Youth Tour Applicants

Looking for Youth Tour Applicants

Post Date: Nov 15 2016

Write a winning essay and Win a trip of a lifetime trip to Washington D.C.!

To enter the essay-writing contest, you must be a sophomore or junior in high school. You and your parents or guardian must be served by Verendrye Electric Cooperative.

If you have a question, contact Tom Rafferty, Verendrye Electric, at the address listed below, or call 701-338-2855 during regular business hours. The deadline is Jan. 31, 2017. Email entries to tomdr@verendrye.com or mail to: Youth Tour Essay Contest, Verendrye Electric Cooperative, 1225 Hwy. 2 Bypass E., Minot, ND 58701-7927.

Essay Question: 

Democracy is the foundation of our American way of life and ofcooperative enterprise. The fundamentals of democracy include voter participation, political party affiliation, and public debate of issues. Describe what you think makes our current democracy strong, and provide suggestions for ways our democracy can be made stronger and more effective.