Blue Grass Energy has selected 10 outstanding high school juniors for the 2011 Washington Youth Tour scheduled for June 10-17. Sarah Barton of Cynthiana has been choosen to participate.
The Washington Youth Tour is a weeklong trip to the nation’s capital, where students have question-and-answer sessions with their senators and representatives, see the historic sites, and meet students from across the state and the nation. Blue Grass Energy sponsors each student, along with the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.
Barton is the daughter of Doug and Trudy Barton of Cynthiana. She attends the Barton Home School. Her extracurricular activities include numerous 4-H clubs, Kentucky Youth Hunter Education Competition Club, playing guitar and professional modeling.
High school juniors living with a parent or guardian served by Blue Grass Energy are eligible to apply each year. For more information about the program visit www.bgenergy.com/forstudents.aspx.