Cooperative Leadership Camp
Cooperative Leadership Camp Scholarships
Congratulations to 2019 Rural Electric Co-op Cooperative Leadership Camp winner, Tyler Gupton!
Tyler, a rising junior at Halifax Academy Christian Academy,, is the son of Roanoke Electric Co-op member-owners Ken and Lisa Gupton. The Guptons reside in Roanoke Rapids.
The annual Cooperative Leadership Camp is designed to provide an enjoyable learning experience for students, concentrating on the cooperative way of doing business in a free enterprise society. The camp helps students develop leadership skills and qualities in our future community leaders, while gaining a better understanding and appreciation for cooperatives
Each year, the camp includes a ceremony recognizing the campers who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities. Five campers are selected to receive Leadership Awards for their unique leadership abilities and receive an expense-paid trip to the National Institute on Co-op Education at Virginia Tech University.
All student attending the full week of camp are also eligible to apply for the $1,000 Jim Graham Cooperative Leadership College Scholarship their senior year of high school.
- Be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior,
- Be able to attend the entire leadership camp,
- Be willing to participate as well as utilize training following participation in the camp,
- Possess leadership potential,
- All applicants accepted without regard to race, color, religion or gender
Dates for submitting applications for the 2020 leadership camp scholarship will be announced in early 2020.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 252-209-2236.