Win The Trip Of A Lifetime!

An All-Expense-Paid Trip To Washington, D.C.
  • To enter the essay-writing contest, you must be a sophomore or junior in high school.
  • You and your parents or guardian must be served by Nodak Electric Cooperative.
  • If you have a question, contact Gretchen Schmaltz, Nodak Electric Cooperative, during regular business hours.
  • The deadline is Jan. 31, 2020. You can email entries to Gretchen Schmaltz at or mail a hard copy to: Youth Tour Essay Contest at 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000.

Essay Question:

If chosen as a Youth Tour delegate, you will travel to Washington, D.C. to experience and learn about America’s rich history. What moment in American history do you wish you had been a part of and what would you have contributed?

Top 3 Reasons To Enter The Essay-Writing Contest
  1. All-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., compliments of Nodak Electric Cooperative
  2. A whole week to visit unforgettable historic monuments, museums and the U.S. Capitol
  3. A learning experience you’ll never forget

Check out the essay contest guidelines at

Contact Gretchen Schmaltz at 701-795-4461