Youth Tour Winners
Logan Guillot and
Washington, D.C. Youth Tour Contest
Every year SLECA sponsors two high school
students on a one week all-expense-paid trip to
Washington, D.C. Students become eligible for
the trip by participating in a writing contest.
- High school
sophomores and juniors are eligible.
- Students must
reside on SLECA’s electric system
- Students must be
available to attend the SLECA Annual Meeting in April in addition to
the Washington, D.C. Trip in June.
- Applicants should
write a letter to their congressman or other
elected official on a topic they consider
important to them.
- The letter should
be in proper letter form and should not
exceed 500 words (one to two pages).
- On a separate
sheet attached to the letter, students must
write his.her name, e-mail address,
name of school, grade level, parents’ names,
address and telephone number.
Entries should be
mailed to Youth Tour Essay Contest, c/o SLECA,
P. O. Box 4037, Houma, LA 70361 or delivered to
SLECA’s main office, 2028 Coteau Road, Houma.
Students can also
e-mail their entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All essays become the
property of South Louisiana Electric Cooperative
Entries must be
received no later than February 28th.
An outside judging committee will select two
winners. Letters are judged on
knowledge of subject, originality, composition,
neatness and grammar.
For more information contact SLECA at 876-6880