Youth

Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted April 16th, 2019

On April 3, 2019, 33 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2019 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twenty students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and thirteen students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. […]


High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 17th, 2019

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 14-21, 2019, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]



75 Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 8th, 2018

Do you have electrical skills? Adams Electric Cooperative, Ameren, and University of Illinois Extension have been teaching local students the basics of electricity, safety and energy efficiency for many years. On Wednesday, June 6, students from all over the area met at Bailey Park for this year’s event. The school consisted of a Wheel of […]


Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted April 20th, 2018

On April 18, 2018, 19 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2018 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and seven students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. […]


Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

Posted April 20th, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Jil Tracy and Representatives Norine Hammond and Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day in Springfield on Wednesday, April 18. More than 210 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view […]


High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 9th, 2018

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 8-15, 2018, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]


Ten 2018 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 23rd, 2017

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2018 will award nine academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.”   In addition, a tenth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric […]


Ten 2017 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 18th, 2016

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2017 will award nine academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a tenth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric […]


Students Tour Washington, D.C. & Marcolla Named Youth Leadership Council Representative

Posted June 24th, 2016

Sam Brinkman of Payson, Madison Galloway of Mt. Sterling, Sophia Marcolla of Quincy, Emma Hildebrand of Mendon and Amber Shupe of Ursa represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the […]


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