Youth Leadership Summit
Youth Leadership Summit 2018 Delegates
Cannon County High School students Ashlyn Nokes and Bryson Bell joined MTEMC Community Relations Coordinator Jay Sanders (center) for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association's annual Youth Leadership Summit in Nashville March 12-14.
Faculty at each of the 20 high schools in Middle Tennessee Electric's service area select one male and one female student to apply. This selection is based on leadership abilities, community involvement, etc. Applicants are interviewed by MTEMC employees. One male and one female student are selected to participate in the seminar.
Each of the 23 rural electric cooperatives in Tennessee may sponsor two students at this three-day event. Held in Nashville at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, seminar activities include visits to Legislative Plaza, House and Senate committee sessions, a tour of the Capitol building, leadership development sessions, attendance at a Nashville Predators NHL hockey game, cooperative learning sessions and quiz bowl competition. All expenses are paid.
Middle Tennessee Electric and Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association