The Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience (CYCLE) is a three-day leadership opportunity available to high school sophomores. The event takes place July 16-19 in Jefferson City.

Students from all over the state come together to make new friends, learn about government and cooperatives, and master their leadership skills. The delegates also have a lot of fun!

Entering is easy! Fill out the application and return it to the cooperative. Twelve students will be chosen as finalists, with six students attending the conference and six students each receiving a cash prize.

Applications and contest rules can be found by clicking the link below. Applications must be in by February 19, 2024

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To learn more about CYCLE, visit CYCLE.


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Ava Kloeppel, a student at Vienna High School, was TREC’s delegate to the Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience (CYCLE) program that took place in July.