NC Youth Tour 2023 Scrapbook - Carolina Country

NC Youth Tour 2023 Scrapbook

Snapshots from the annual Youth Tour in Washington, D.C.

NC Youth Tour 2023 Scrapbook

(Left to right) Haley Dorsey (Blue Ridge Energy), Naomi Udenze (Union Power Cooperative), Eva Charbois (Piedmont Electric) and Sean Lane (EnergyUnited) during the Capitol tour

This summer, 43 students representing North Carolina’s electric cooperatives traveled to Washington, D.C., on the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour — the 59th year NC co-ops have sponsored the program.

Haley Dorsey

Haley Dorsey

Blue Ridge Energy Member to Represent NC

Haley Dorsey, a 2023 Youth Tour participant sponsored by Blue Ridge Energy, was selected by her fellow Youth Tourists to serve as North Carolina’s Youth Leadership Council (YLC) representative. As this year’s YLC winner, Haley will attend the 2024 Annual Meeting of North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives in Raleigh, as well as the 2024 national electric co-op PowerExchange conference in San Antonio.

Haley is a rising junior at Hibriten High School in Caldwell County and a member of Blue Ridge Energy’s Leadership Track Program. Read about her perspectives on the Youth Tour.

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Comments (1)

  • This is a very special honor and one that will never be forgotten.
    Drake you will remember this as a special learning experience all your life. We are very proud of you

    Mickie Shepard |
    August 01, 2023 |

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