From Special Reports

Coweta Fayette Electric Membership Corporation (CFEMC) has selected Madison Davis, a junior at Sandy Creek High School, and Jasmine Park, a junior at East Coweta High School, to attend the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Annual Youth Tour to be held in Washington, D.C. June 7-14.

“We’re excited to have Madison and Jasmine represent our EMC on this tour,” Chellie Phillips, Vice President of Communications and Public Relations, said. “They are both outstanding students and it makes us proud that we have the opportunity to provide this experience for them.”

Participants in the program learn about electric cooperatives, but they also have a chance to see sights of interest in our nation’s capital as well. This year’s students will see: the Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam War Memorial, WWII Memorial and Reflecting Pool, Tour Mount Vernon and Arlington Cemetery, see a theatrical production, visit the Smithsonians, the FDR Memorial and much more.

Over 100 Georgia students to take part in the week-long experience in Washington D.C. All total, over 1,600 students from across the United States will participate in activities that are designed to provide leadership training and encourage high school students to make a difference in their home communities.

Madison is the daughter of Jerry and Sue Davis. She maintains a 4.0 GPA while taking AP Classes, serving as team captain for the Sandy Creek Girls’ Varsity Soccer team, and being a member of both the Academic Bowl Team and Library Team. She is an intern with both the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Christian City. Madison plans to earn a degree in International Business or Finance and ultimately pursue her MBA.

Jasmine is the daughter of Esther Chu and Jay Park. She is a member of the Science Olympiad team, Mu Alpha Theta, serves as Key Club secretary, provides web master services for the STEM academy and is a varsity athlete on the Cross-Country team. She volunteers at Piedmont Newnan Hospital, Bridging the Gap and Atlanta Homeless.  Because of her strong interest in science and math, Jasmine plans to pursue a career in a STEM related field such as medicine and health.

Madison Davis (left), and Jasmine Park