Medina EC accepting applications for Youth Tour contest

Hondo, Texas – Medina Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the 2021 Youth Tour trip. Three winners will each receive a $500 scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to Austin, Texas and Washington, D.C. The trip will take place June 13 – 22, 2021.
Youth Tour is an action-packed trip to the Texas and U.S. capital with more than 150 students and chaperones from across Texas. Once in Washington, D.C., students will visit Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, the Smithsonian Institution, memorials and more. Activities include learning about rural electrification, seeing a performance at the Kennedy Center, going on a boat cruise with dinner and dancing, and meeting elected officials.
High school sophomores and juniors whose parents or legal guardians have an active membership with Medina Electric are eligible for the program. Get more details and access the online application at or contact us at for more information.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Youth Tour trip was canceled. Medina EC’s Board of Directors made the decision to send the students selected for the 2020 trip, Luke Lessing (Hondo), Johnny Muniz (D’Hanis) and Presley Rodriguez (Pearsall), on the 2021 trip, making it the largest group Medina EC has sent at six students.
Applications must be submitted by January 8, 2021.