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Frankfort Youth Tour 2018

Pennyrile Electric Takes Students to Tour State Capitol


Eleven local high school juniors joined other students from across Kentucky and visited the commonwealth's capitol as part of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative's Frankfort Youth Tour on March 27th.

The program brings together students selected from their local electric cooperatives to tour Frankfort and learn about state government.

The students who represented Pennyrile Electric are pictured: (Front row, left to right) Koby Batts, Hopkinsville High School; Daijah Leavell, Christian County High School; Nyeisha Watkins, Trigg County High School; Alexandra Folz, Heritage Christian Academy; (Second row left to right) Grace Jenkins, Todd County Central High School; McKenzie Gally, Christian County High School; Maria Wells, Logan County High School; (Back row, left to right) Michael Hodges, University Heights Academy; Daniel Martin, Trigg County High School; Aidan Perell, Todd County Central High School; and Austin Epley, Logan County High School.

During the day-long program the students toured the state capitol building, the Governor’s mansion, and the Kentucky History Museum.  Students met with House Majority Floor Leader, Jonathan Shell, in the Capitol Annex building.  They also heard a presentation by the Secretary of Labor, Derrick Ramsey.

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