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2016 GIA Youth Tour Winners



Each year Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) in conjunction New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NMRECA) hosts the statewide Government-In-Action Youth Tour Contest. This contest was open to all full time junior students within the KCEC service territory. Each applicant submitted a 750 word essay on the following topic

"How are electric cooperatives different from oher electric utilities? What role does Kit Carson Electric play?"

The contest winners receive an all-expense paid trip to our nation’s capital Washington D.C., to learn about government issues pertaining to rural America and to understand the importance of local electric cooperatives. Students will travel on June 11-17, 2016 they will also visit with their legislative leaders and tour sites of historical significance. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has reviewed the submitted essays and is happy to inform you of the selected winners;



Great job on writing your essays, keep up the good work and continue to be leaders. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is a proud and excited to offer this “once in a lifetime experience” to our winners. Winners will also be recognized at our KCEC Annual Meeting in June at Taos High School Gymnasium. 

Andrea M. Chavez
Human Resource Manager
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Inc.
575-741-0158 cell
575-751-8157 fax

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