Kate Averett picked for OTEC's Washington, D.C., tour

By Baker City Herald February 04, 2014 05:13 am

Kate Averett of Baker City is one of four high school students picked to represent Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative during a youth tour of Washington, D.C., in June.

Averett, a junior at Baker High School, will join Erin Bodfish of La Grande, Mariah Ribeiro of Burns and Marta Faulkner of Canyon City for the Rural Electric Youth Tour.

Almost 2,000 students from across the U.S. will attend the one-week trip to the nation's capital. Students will visit historical sites, learn leadership skills and meet with congressional leaders.

More information about the tour is available on OTEC's website, www.otecc.com.