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Wednesday, July 03, 2013 12:20 AM

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Alexander Horstman of Cloverdale and Jessica Schmenk of Ottawa were among 40 high school winners from throughout Ohio and West Virginia who visited Washington, D.C. and other points of interest June 14-20 as part of Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc.’s Youth Tour to the nation’s capital.

The week-long trip included a visit to the U.S. Capitol and other areas of historical significance.

The students were awarded the tour in a scholastic competition sponsored by Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative, Inc., of Paulding, a Touchstone Energy® cooperative. The high school seniors joined approximately 1,600 other rural youths representing 43 states. As part of their tour of the nation’s capital, students met with members of their Congressional delegation, visited Arlington National Cemetery and attended a performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Alexander is the son of Dale and Carolyn Horstman and Jessica is the daughter of Jerry and Linda Schmenk.


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