Six Area High School Graduates Earn
Electric Cooperative College Scholarships
Six area high school graduates have each earned college scholarships awarded by the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) Educational Scholarship Foundation.
Receiving a $1,000 Worth M. Hudson Scholarship is James W. Maddox of Gordonsville. He is a 2007 graduate of Louisa High School in Mineral.
Earning $500 scholarships are:
Lindsay E. Jamerson of Dillwyn, a graduate of Buckingham County High School
Morgan E. Letterman of Pamplin, a graduate of Appomattox County High School
Maren Rose Paslick of Wintergreen, a graduate of Forest Park High School, Woodbridge
Allie G. Robinson of Cartersville, a graduate of Cumberland County High School
Ashley Wilson of Palmyra, a graduate of Fluvanna County High School.
All six students were awarded their scholarships based on a competitive screening process and were eligible because a parent or guardian is a consumer-member of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative.
This year, the VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation awarded 40 $500 scholarships and five $1,000 scholarships for a total award of $25,000 â€“ the largest amount in the history of the Foundation. Scholarships are awarded to deserving students who live in areas served by electric cooperatives and may used by the recipient for college tuition, fees and books.
Since its inception in 2000, the VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation has awarded 179 scholarships totaling $93,000.
Founded in 1944, VMDAEC is the trade association for Central Virginia Electric Cooperative and the 15 other electric co-ops that serve Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. It is based in Glen Allen, Va. and provides safety and employee training, governmental relations, communications and other services to its members. For more information on VMDAEC and the scholarship program, visit HYPERLINK “http://www.vmdaec.com” www.vmdaec.com.
Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Colleen with branch offices in Appomattox and Palmyra, is a not-for-profit member-owned energy provider that serves nearly 33,000 homes, farms and businesses in portions of 14 Virginia counties and the Town of Gordonsville. For more information, go to www.forcvec.com..