Ravalli Electric Co-op has selected John Shupert of Hamilton as the winner of the Youth Tour to Washington D.C. Contest.
Shupert will represent Ravalli Electric Co-op in Washington D.C. this June along with 30 other Montana electric cooperative youth tour winners.
He and his Montana counterparts will spend a week in D.C. with thousands of students from across the nation.
While there Shupert will see the democratic process in action with tours of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and personally meet with the Montana’s Legislative leaders. Students will also get a chance to visit many historical sites including Arlington National Cemetery, Capitol Hill, and the Smithsonian museums.
John is the son of Les and Holly Shupert of Hamilton and is completing his junior year in home school.