Up to four deserving high school juniors from the Licking Valley RECC service area will be awarded all-expense-paid trips to Washington, DC, (scheduled for the week of June 17-23, 2022) as participants in the 2022 Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour Program sponsored jointly by Licking Valley RECC and the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives. 

Scheduled activities include tours of the monument, memorials, the U.S. Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns, and the Smithsonian Institution.  Other exciting events include meeting with Kentucky’s Congressional delegation.

To be eligible, you must be a high school junior between the ages of 16 and 18 in good academic and disciplinary standing.  Your parent(s) or guardian(s) must receive electric service at their primary residence from Licking Valley RECC.  In addition, each Youth Tour participant must complete an application form, receive a favorable report from their guidance counselor and English teacher, be involved in school and community activities, complete an essay, and agree to abide by the terms and conditions as specified by Licking Valley RECC.

Children or grandchildren of Licking Valley RECC employees, directors, and attorneys are not eligible.

If you are interested in applying for the Licking Valley RECC’s 2021 Washington Youth Tour, contact Licking Valley RECC’s office at 606-743-3179 for complete information.  You must also contact your high school guidance counselor and English teacher.

Licking Valley Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, a not-for-profit corporation, often referred to as Licking Valley RECC or “the Cooperative,” was formed in 1940 for the purpose of providing reliable, affordable electric power to its member-owners.  Licking Valley RECC is a member of East Kentucky Power Cooperative, a generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Winchester, Kentucky.

East Kentucky Power, through its sixteen member systems, provides electricity to nearly one million Kentuckians in 89 of the state’s 120 counties.  Locally, Licking Valley RECC serves approximately 17,500 consumers in Breathitt, Elliott, Lee, Magoffin, Menifee, Morgan, Rowan, and Wolfe Counties.

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Click on the Youth Tour Logo below to download the complete instructions and application.  Once completed, use the form at the bottom of this page to upload the completed documents along with a current photo. You may also drop these documents off at our business office.  Thank you.

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