What do San Juan County high-school scholars say about the Youth Rally and OPALCO’s Scholarship Program?
“My sense of the world was changed …”
–Brodie Miller, Spring Street School
“I made friendships that will last a lifetime…”
–Cameron Schuh, Orcas Island High School
“I had an amazing time at the Rally. They did a perfect job of balancing education and fun.”
–Marné Cook, Lopez High School
“The Rally changed my outlook on the future…”
–Peter Kamin, Orcas Christian School
OPALCO established the Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholarship Program in 2010 to honor longtime Co-op board member Nourdine Jensen. The program is open to sophomores and juniors of OPALCO member households. The award includes a $500 OPALCO college scholarship, an all-expenses-paid trip to the Youth Rally Co-op leadership camp in Idaho, and the chance to compete for additional scholarship awards at the Rally.
The Youth Rally is a fun-packed week of activity including a day at the water park, roller skating, volleyball, bowling, social dances, team-building games and educational sessions on leadership and the power industry. The College of Idaho campus is an ideal home base for this summer adventure.
It’s easy to apply: fill out a one-page application and write a one-page letter explaining why you would be a good ambassador of OPALCO. Applications are online: www.opalco.com/members/youth-rally-scholarships/. Applications are due on Friday, March 11th at 4:30 pm to Suzanne Olson – firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call Suzanne at 360-376-3537 if you have questions.