Press Release from Anitra Ellison, Communications Specialist at Carroll EMC
Carrollton, GA — Carroll Electric Membership Cooperative has selected three local high school students to go on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses paid leadership experience.
Anna Handley, of Central High School, Hannah Pless, of Villa Rica High School and Rebekah Rooks, of Carrollton High School, were chosen as Carroll EMC’s delegates for the 2018 trip. As Georgia’s oldest leadership program for teens, the Washington Youth Tour is designed to teach students about U.S. history, the role of government and the importance of community and public service.
According to Taylor Key with Carroll EMC, the Youth Tour is an incredible opportunity for local students to meet members of Georgia’s congressional delegation and visit historical points of interest in Georgia and the Nation’s Capital.
“The Washington Youth Tour affords an outstanding group of future leaders the opportunity to explore our nation’s capital. Georgia EMC’s team works year-round to coordinate this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the youth, during which they get to experience Washington, D.C. at its best. The Washington Youth Tour gives students the ability to make life-long friendships, discover a career path and a lifetime of memories,” said Key.
Carroll EMC is a Member-owned cooperative providing electricity to approximately 50,000 homes and businesses. The co-op serves Members in Carroll, Haralson, Heard, Paulding, Polk and Troup counties. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information visit the cooperative’s website at carrollemc.com or follow Carroll EMC on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn. Carroll EMC: Community Built. Community Builder.