BECi is one of the nine of Louisiana's eleven electric cooperatives that participates in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. To enter the essay contest, students must write an essay (maximum word count 1,000) on a selected topic. The top four winners will attend the Youth Tour in Washington D.C.. Nationwide, electric co-ops from 45 states participate in this event and more than 1,500 young people from across the nation gather in Washington D.C. every year.
This year's topic is "What is the biggest issue facing your generation and how can we resolve that issue?" To view the Contest Rules, click here.
The four winners who attended the 2016 conference in Washington D.C. are: