This opportunity is open to all high school juniors (11th grade):

    • Attending school in Lawrence or Morgan counties
    • Living in the Joe Wheeler EMC service territory
    • With at least 1 parent or legal guardian being a member of Joe Wheeler EMC

At least 1 student will be selected from each school with qualifying applicants:

  • Homeschooled and small private schools will be grouped together as 1 "school"
  • If that student is unable to attend:
    • A runner-up will be selected to fill the spot from that school
  • Students interested in participating must complete an application and submit it to:
    • Michael Cornelison, JWEMC’s Youth Tour Coordinator
  • Students will be notified of their selection by January 14, 2022
  • Selected students must have the approval of your:
    • Guidance counselor
    • Principal
  • Family members of JWEMC employees are not eligible to apply

Applications must be completed fully and received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 (Deadline Extended)

Youth Tour Functions

Students selected must attend all JWEMC Youth Tour functions. Failure to attend all portions of the Montgomery trip:

  • Will make a student ineligible for the Washington Youth Tour and a runner-up will be selected to attend

Before the Montgomery Youth Tour, all 15 students attending will interview:

  • To be selected as 1 of 5 winners of an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in June
  • At the JWEMC Trinity office on President's Day

Student Selections

During the Montgomery Youth Tour, the 5 Washington Youth Tour students will be selected based on their:

  • Applications
  • Interviews
  • Participation
  • Cooperation

The students selected for the Washington Youth Tour will be informed after returning from Montgomery. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.

*Due to COVID concerns, some or all parts of the Youth Tour may be altered or canceled without notice.

Fill Out the 2022 Youth Tour Application

If you need a paper application, please contact Michael Cornelison at (256) 552-2300.