Leadership Summit 18

Northfork Electric Cooperative is seeking students to participate in the 2019 Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives Leadership Summit to be held Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Oklahoma State Fair Grounds, Barn #3. This annual event is designed to excite and motivate high school students to become leaders of their communities. Two students currently in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade will be selected from the cooperative’s service area to attend the Leadership Summit. In addition, NFEC will provide both students with a $500 scholarship. Thirty students representing Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives will be attending the event.  Almost 500 Oklahoma high school students have been recognized for their leadership abilities by having the opportunity to attend one of the previous leadership summits. The March 18 program will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will feature energetic and motivating leadership expert, Rhett Laubach, owner of Edmond-based YourNextSpeaker!

“The Leadership Summit program is a great opportunity for today’s youth to broaden their leadership abilities by taking part in this fun and exciting leadership program.”

-NFEC Youth Programs Coordinator, Chris Barton.

“NFEC and the other Oklahoma electric cooperatives are proud to provide students from across the state the opportunity to expand their leadership abilities by taking part in this fun and exciting leadership program.”

For more information about the Leadership Summit or to receive an application form, please contact Chris Barton at 580-928-3366. Applications must be submitted to Northfork Electric on or before February 13, 2019.


Cheyenne High School senior, Dixie Boyce-Smith, and Elk City High School senior, Issac McCalip, represented NFEC at the 2019 Oklahoma's Electric Cooperatives Leadership Summit on March 18. The students were each awarded a $500 scholarship.