The annual Arvig essay contest is set with the topic of “Technology and Rural Life.” The chosen student will travel to Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services Youth Tour, according to an Arvig news release.

The chosen student wins an all-expenses paid trip to explore the capital and get an inside look at the legislation and governmental process of the telecommunications industry.

Students must meet the following requirements:

  • a high school student;
  • 16 or 17 years old at the time of the Youth Tour in June;
  • receive Arvig internet, telephone and/or television services at their residence.

Students and their parents should visit arvig.net/youthtour to download the essay prompt and contest requirements, application forms and submission details.

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Essays and completed applications are due to Arvig by email before 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 6. The Youth Tour is June 6-10, 2020.