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NRECA Youth Tour Application


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To be eligible for the Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., the following provisions will govern the acceptance of applicants from Tanner Electric Cooperative (TEC):

-Applicants must have completed their sophomore year, be 16 1/2, be enrolled in their junior year and be a full-time dependent of a TEC member. Home-schooled students are eligible to apply.

-The Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. requires a great deal of physical fitness and stamina, and may not be designed for participants who need significant assistance for personal care, require constant one-on-one support, or have great difficulty managing their behavior in group settings. If your child has a special healthcare need, contact TEC for advance clearance and an evaluation of the traveler's care needs. Health conditions requiring advance clearance include, but are not limited to: insulin-dependent diabetes; cardiac situations; asthmatics; seizure disorders; mental illness; autism spectrum and any serious or life-threatening allergies.

Applications are being accepted now through November 1st.

Student Profile:
*Name of Student:
Nickname:
*Address:
*City:
*State:
*Zip:
*Home Phone Number:
*E-Mail Address:
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*E-Mail Address:
*Current GPA:
*Date of Birth:    (MM/DD/YYYY)
*Name of High School:
*Name of Parent or Legal Guardian:
*Parent's Cell Phone Number:
*Parent's E-mail Address:
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*Parent's E-mail Address:
*Tanner Account Number:
Please answer the following questions. Click and drag the bottom-right corner to expand.

List special activities in which you have participated and/or after-school jobs:
What offices have you held in organizations? List any awards and/or accomplishments as well.
What are your hobbies, talents, or special interests?
What are your future plans/goals and how do you plan to achieve them?

Please provide two references from a teacher, employer or coach (one must be from a teacher or guidance counselor). Each section below contains a document upload button; click it to attach a letter of reference or other recommendation document.

First Reference:
*Name:
*Relationship to Applicant:
*Address:
*City:
*State:
*Zip:
*Phone Number:
*E-Mail Address:
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*E-Mail Address:
*Recommendation Document:
Second Reference:
*Name:
*Relationship to Applicant:
*Address:
*City:
*State:
*Zip:
*Phone Number:
*E-Mail Address:
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*E-Mail Address:
*Recommendation Document:

Please submit a one page essay for each of the following topics:

*1. What is a 'Cooperative'? How were they established, and what purpose do they serve now?:
*2. Why do you want to attend the Rural Electric Youth Tour and what do you expect to gain from the experience?:

Please upload a wallet-sized photo of yourself:

*Wallet-sized photo:

Please select a tee-shirt size (if selected, we will provide a tee-shirt for you to wear on Youth Day):

*Tee-shirt size: Small Medium Large XL XXL


Student Acknowledgement:

I hereby ensure that the information provided in this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand the rules as outlined, I must respect and follow the direction of the chaperones, and any deviation from the rules puts me at risk of being sent home at my parents'/own expense.

I will make myself available in November for a personal/phone interview with the Youth Tour Selection Committee at their request.

I understand that, if selected to represent TEC at the Youth Tour, I will be required to attend the TEC annual meeting in May.

I understand that, if I am selected and due to unforeseen circumstances/reason I am not able to fulfill my obligation to attend the tour, I must notify TEC immediately so an alternate may be arranged.

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Applicant's Signature
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Date: (MM/DD/YYYY)


Parent Acknowledgement:

The Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. requires a great deal of physical fitness and stamina, and may not be designed for participants who need significant assistance for personal care, require constant one-on-one support, or have great difficulty managing their behavior in group settings. If your child has a special healthcare need, contact the TEC Youth Tour staff for an evaluation of the student's care/needs. Health conditions requiring advance clearance include, but are not limited to, insulin-dependent diabetes; cardiac situations; asthmatics; seizure disorders; mental illness; autism spectrum and any serious or life-threatening allergies.

I have read and understand the above statement and assure trip administrators that, if selected, my son/daughter meets the health, physical and behavior requirements as noted and is eligible to participate in the Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

I acknowledge that failure to provide TEC with a minimum of 45 days cancellation notice could result in a participant's parents being billed for all or a portion of the trip's expenses that are non-refundable.

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Parent or Guardian Signature
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Date: (MM/DD/YYYY)







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