Electric Cooperative Youth Tour
**Cancelled for 2021 - See 2021 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit **
Each year, Shelby Energy Cooperative sponsors three high school Juniors for the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Selected students will join nearly 1,500 students from across the country for a week-long, all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. where they will tour national monuments, government buildings and museums.
Congratulations to Shelby Energy's 2020 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour delegates:
Jacob Floyd, Martha Layne Collins High School
Isabella Bates, Eminence High School
Jace Ogburn, Trimble County High School
Shelby Energy provides $8,000 in scholarships each year to graduating high school Seniors. Six students are selected to receive a $1,000 Shelby Energy District Scholarship and two students may receive the $1,000 Shelby Energy Line Technician Scholarships.
- The graduating senior must be planning to enroll as a full time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school.
- The student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be a member in good standing with Shelby Energy Cooperative.
- Excludes family of employees or directors of Shelby Energy Cooperative.
The Conservation Clubhouse program is designed for elementary school children and teaches students about everyday environmental sustainability, and features a hands-on presentation during which students will interact with non-venomous snakes and reptiles native to Kentucky.