TVEC seeks entries for trip

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It may seem early for high school students to start thinking about summer plans, but planning ahead will really pay off for two area teens. Sophomores, juniors and seniors in the Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative service area have until Feb. 6 to submit entries to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Austin and Washington, D.C. for the Government-in-Action Youth Tour this June.

“It is so much more than just a tourist trip,” said TVEC Manager of Public Relations Bobbi Byford, who will act as a chaperone for the fifth time this year. “I see these kids leave their comfort zone at the beginning of the trip, and within nine days they see the world from a new perspective. They see that they can conquer college, they can get to know people they’ve never met, they can go into unfamiliar territory and really thrive.”

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