Youth Leadership Summit

Youth Leadership Summit
Wilson Central High School junior Tanner Buchanan and Mt Juliet High School junior Stella London at the 2017 Youth Leadership Summit with MTEMC's Jay Sanders.

Program
Youth Leadership Summit

Grade Level
11

Time Frame
March

Selection Process
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.

Activity
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.

Sponsor
Middle Tennessee Electric and Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association

 

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