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Posted on: June 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] IFP Selects Eight Students to Attend Annual Youth Rally


Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Power (IFP) has selected eight local high school students to attend the annual Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association’s (ICUA) Youth Rally in July. Each student will receive a $500 college scholarship from IFP and an opportunity to earn more scholarship money at the annual leadership camp held in Caldwell.

“Each one of the these students exemplified great leadership qualities, abilities and talents,” Customer Relations Supervisor Joelyn Hansen said. “These kids are already doing some amazing things and will represent our utility well at the rally, as well as the community.”

Students selected include:

Olivia Baldwin – Compass Academy

Addalynn Beasley – Compass Academy

Sarah Bidstrup – Compass Academy

Janie Billman – Compass Academy

Serena Harris – Skyline High School

Aiden Henrie – Idaho Falls High School

Grady Prairie – Compass Academy 

Damion Schwendiman – Compass Academy 

The students will join other youth – representing utilities in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Alaska – at the College of Idaho Campus for one week to participate in a variety of activities and classes to promote positive relationships, teamwork and build leadership skills. Youth will also learn about government, drug and alcohol awareness, and the electrical/energy industry.

IFP, along with 15 other public electric utilities, is a proud sponsor and participant at the youth rally. Approximately 2,400 students from across the Pacific Northwest have attended the rally since 1987.  


Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview with city staff, contact Idaho Falls Public Information Officer, Bud Cranor at 208-612-8306.

About Idaho Falls Power: Idaho Falls Power is a municipal electric utility serving the corporate city limits of Idaho Falls, Idaho. The City has operated the utility continuously since its establishment in 1900. Learn more on our website.

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