Carrying the colors


During the opening ceremonies of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Annual Meeting on March 2 in New Orleans, Genesis Marshall of Brookland represented Arkansas as part of the Youth Leadership Council’s Parade of States by carrying the Arkansas flag. Marshall, who attended the 2019 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., as a representative of Craighead Electric Cooperative, was selected by chaperones during the tour to serve on the Youth Leadership Council.

Genesis Marshall of Brookland, third from left in the front row, proudly carries Arkansas’ state flag during the Parade of States at the 2020 NRECA Annual Meeting. photo Geri Miller