Memories of an all-expense-paid week in Washington, D.C., can last a lifetime for Texas high school students.
For high school students who grow up in rural Texas, visiting a place like Washington, D.C., might sound like a far-away dream. But every year, more than 100 such students are given the opportunity travel to the capital for an intensive weeklong tour—and it doesn’t cost them a dime.
I made some great friends who I still keep in contact with, and they’re some of the best people I’ve ever met. Jessy Villagomez Big Country EC 2018 Youth Tour Participant