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2016 Youth Tour Winner

Riley Abrahamson, 2016 Youth Tour Winner

This summer, Slope Electric Cooperative will send Riley Abrahamson to Washington, DC., to participate in the 2016 Rural Electric Youth Tour, Riley competed in an essay-writing contest to earn this honor and the opportunity to spend a week learning about U.S. government and rural electric cooperatives.  He is a junior at Bowman County High School and is the son of Justin and Angie Abrahamson.

Riley will join the other participating North Dakota and Montana students in an all-expense paid trip scheduled for June 11 to 17.  The delegation will experience tours of historic sites, attractions and congressional offices in the Washington, DC area.

Students that competed in the Youth Tour essay contest submitted an essay on the topic: “Pick one of the four Touchstone Energy core values – innovation, integrity, accountability and commitment to community – and describe how you see this in action at Slope Electric Cooperative.”

Congratulations to Riley!  Slope Electric is proud to sponsor a young person on this 2016 tour.

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