Applying for the 2021 Youth Tour Competition

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2021 Youth Tour Competition Application Checklist

(Please read the following guidelines before starting your online application)

The application process for 2021 is closed. Please return later for information about applying in 2022.

Before you apply, write your essays and secure your recommendations. You will be asked to upload them. Please allocate 30 minutes to complete and submit your application online, which should be completed in one sitting. A parent or legal guardian must provide a digital signature at the end of the application form.

Writing Your Short Answer Essay

Describe how you have contributed to your community. This is an opportunity for you to talk about your community service activities (through school or faith-based activities individually or with your family).

Writing Your Topic Essays

Topic: Jackson EMC values outstanding service, stewardship, integrity, accountability, teamwork, trust and community involvement. Explain how you will be the best representative of these values on the 2021 Washington Youth Tour.

Topic 2: Explain the differences between an electric cooperative and an investor-owned utility (IOU), and how these differences affect electric customers.

Submit Two Recommendations

You will need to attach or upload two letters of recommendation outlining why you should be selected as a Washington Youth Tour delegate for Jackson EMC. Note: Only one letter may be from someone employed by your school. You may upload the recommendations or mail them to:

Jackson EMC
Attn: WYT
P.O. Box 38
Jefferson, Ga. 30549

Questions?
For more questions, please contact us youthtour@jacksonemc.com.