Brantley#039;s TaRonda Randall to represent Alabama on the 2007 NRECA Youth Leadership Council

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 17, 2007

Special to The Journal

Electric Cooperative is proud to announce that TaRonda Randall, a student at Brantley High School, was recently chosen as the Alabama delegate to serve on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Associations 2007 Youth Leadership Council.

As a winner of CEC's Washington Youth Tour competition, Randall was given the opportunity to interview for the Youth Leadership Council (YLC). Washington Youth Tour winners representing electric cooperatives from around the state were interviewed in Montgomery on May 3, to decide who would represent Alabama on the YLC.

Randall is the first student to represent Covington Electric as the YLC Alabama delegate. The purpose of the YLC is to emphasize the development of strong leadership, presentation, and advocacy skills in America ‘s most promising young leaders. NRECA coordinates a series of educational workshops for the YLC which cover topics such as the cooperative business model, grassroots advocacy, community service, and careers in public service.

&#8220This is a very prestigious honor for Miss Randall and as the first representative from CEC to be selected for this privilege, I am very proud of her accomplishment,” said Patty Singleton-Seay, CEC Youth Tour coordinator. &#8220Miss Randall is an exceptional student who will make an excellent representative for her school, CEC and the state,” she added.