Attention High School Juniors
Range Telephone Cooperative, Inc., in conjunction with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), sponsors one high school junior from Range’s service area to attend the FRS Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. in June of each year.
An essay contest is held every April and the winner is selected from the entries submitted. The winner enjoys an all-expense-paid trip to our nation’s capital where he/she joins approximately 100 other high school juniors from across the United States. Students attending the Youth Tour gain a first-hand look at the telecommunications industry and receive education on government processes. Students will also have an opportunity to visit famous historical sites including the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Cathedral, the U.S. Capitol and Arlington National Cemetery.
This year’s essay topic is, “What impact will the growing trend of the “Internet of Things” (IOT) have on Rural America?”
The essay should be typed, double-spaced, and no less than 400 words in length. Essays may be submitted by regular mail at the following address ~ Range Telephone, Attn: Dee Raymond, P. O. Box 127, Forsyth, MT 59327.
Entries must be postmarked no later than March 23rd. The winner will be notified shortly thereafter.
For more information and photos, please visit the Foundation for Rural Service.