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2013 Washington D.C. Youth Tour Trip Winners
Lucas Maakestad and Rebekah Sletten both of Osage, Iowa were selected as Heartland Power’s delegates to the 2013 Youth Tour Trip to Washington D.C. June 14 -20, 2013.
Over 1,500 other students from across the country will be taking part in this annual event that brings youth to Washington D.C. to learn more about national history and electric cooperatives.
Lucas, a 10th grader at Osage High School, is the son of Tedd and Vickie Maakestad of Osage, Iowa. Rebekah is the daughter of Rick and Suzanne Sletten of Osage, Iowa and is a 10th grader at Osage High School.
The two were selected by a panel of judges: Kenric Scheevel, Government Relations at Dairyland Power Cooperative in La Crosse and Mark Zweibohmer, Compliance and Training Coordinator for four electric cooperatives including Heartland Power Cooperative.
Other finalist who qualified for the final judging were Garrett Byrnes son of Kevin and Linda Byrnes of Riceville, Iowa and Aspen Gau son of Tony and Kelly Gau of Leland, Iowa. Each received $50.00.