2017 Youth Tour & Camp Winner
Laurel Smith of Sabetha has been selected to attend the 2017 Washington D.C. Youth Tour June 8th - 15th. This event is an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. sponsored by Nemaha-Marshall Electric.
Laurel will join nearly 1,000 students from across the country that was selected by their electric cooperatives to attend the annual Youth Tour.
A junior at Sabetha High School, Laurel is the daughter of Rick & Shelley Smith. She is active in volleyball, cheerleading, KAY Club and FCCLA.
While on tour, Laurel will learn about American history and the government. She will visit historical sights including monuments, museums, the U.S. Capital, federal agencies and other points of interest. She will also have an opportunity to meet with her legislators in the House and Senate.
Max Holthaus of Baileyville has been selected to attend the 2017 Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp July 14th - 20th. This event is an all-expense paid trip to Steamboat Springs, Colorado sponsored by Nemaha-Marshall Electric.
Max will join other students from Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Wyoming who have been selected by their electric cooperatives to attend the annual Youth Camp.
A junior at Nemaha Central High School, Max is the son of David & Teresa Holthaus. He is active in FBLA, Forensics and created the Nemaha Central School App called "Storm NC".
While at camp, Max will attend leadership workshops, participate in the legislative forum and build a transmission line competition. He will take a tour of Trapper Coal Mine and the Craig Generation Plant, visit Lookout Mountain and Steamboat Springs and go rafting on the Colorado River.