COMMUNITY & EDUCATIONS
A Journey of a Lifetime. The Washington Youth Tour is an annual event that teaches students about U.S. history, government and careers in public service.
The primary purpose of the tour is to teach students the values every electric cooperative brings to the communities it serves and to promote civic involvement. The all-expenses-paid trip is referred to as "the journey of a lifetime.
Sponsored by local electric cooperatives nationwide, this trip is awarded to exceptional high school juniors and seniors. The Washington Youth Tour is a leadership opportunity and educational experience like no other.
Four scholarships, worth $1,000 each, will be awarded to local students each spring. The Altamaha EMC Foundation Scholarships were founded in an effort to help local students further their education.
Need Money For College? Each year, the Walter Harrison Scholarship program awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate students.
Based on academy ability and financial need, the $1,000 scholarship can be used at any accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational-technical institute in the Georgia.