Application Procedure & Essay Topic

Sandhill Telephone Cooperative will sponsor two students to attend the 2018 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour, June 2 – June 6. The tour is hosted and conducted by the Foundation for Rural Service.

The all expense-paid tour includes travel, accommodations, meals, activities and entertainment. The tour provides students with a first-hand look at the telecommunications industry, educates students about the legislative and governmental processes and gives students a unique opportunity to visit famous historical sites in the nation’s capital.

While in Washington, the group visits such sites as the Lincoln Memorial, the US Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery; and, much more.

All eligible students are invited to apply for selection to the Youth Tour.

Eligibility and Application Requirements

  1. To be eligible for the Youth Tour, a student must be a junior in high school and less than 18 years old at the time of the trip.
  2. Students must receive local service from Sandhill Telephone Cooperative.
  3. Complete a 300 word essay on the topic given below.
  4. Include cover letter stating why you would like to be selected for Youth Tour.  Please have home phone number listed below your address.
  5. Return completed essay no later than March 19, 2018 to your guidance office, one of our business offices or mail to:

Jeanne Oliver
Sandhill Telephone Cooperative
PO Box 519
Jefferson, SC 29718

Essay Topic – 300 Words
If you could make three changes to improve your community, what would you change and why?

2018 Youth Tour Flyer