Winners of YLT Essay Contest Announced!

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), announces the top 10 winners of the 2021 Beauregard Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Essay Contest. Students entered the contest by writing an essay describing how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their lives. According to the anonymous judge, who has served as judge for the contest for many years, “this year’s essays are perhaps the strongest set I’ve read.” BECi received over 30 essays and awarded four of the top ten winners a trip to Washington, D.C. The winners of the contest are as follows:

Jacob Mullican – South Beauregard High School

Lily Fontenot – Kinder High School

Moet Compala – South Beauregard High School

Garin Lee – South Beauregard High School

BECi would also like to offer its congratulations to the following students for placing in the top 10:

Isabelle Conner – South Beauregard High School

Kiley Boone – South Beauregard High School

Avery Gregory – South Beauregard High School

Bryanna Smith – South Beauregard High School

Cassidie Friend – South Beauregard High School

Jacob Gore – South Beauregard High School

 

Billie Stultz, English teacher at South Beauregard High School, won the $100 teacher incentive for having five or more students submit an essay.

BECi is the distribution cooperative that serves the electric needs of more than 43,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in a 7-parish area of southwest and central Louisiana.