Black Warrior awards 10 scholarships – THE WEST ALABAMA WATCHMAN

For the sixth yr, Black Warrior Electrical Membership Company awarded scholarships to highschool graduating seniors in West Central Alabama.

Black Warrior offered $500 scholarships to 10 college students. The scholarships are awarded via the Electrical Cooperative Basis, which was created by Alabama’s electrical cooperatives as a way to provide again to their communities.

“As a board, one of the satisfying issues we do every year is acknowledge college students for his or her educational achievements,” Board President Terry Barr stated. “Now we have some excellent college students all through our service space, and to have the ability to help them as they proceed their schooling in school will not be solely an honor, however one thing each considered one of our board members sees as a part of our service to the communities we serve .”

DHS recipient Brody Osburn is with Black Warrior board member Ottice Russelle
DHS senior Shon Jones is with board member Irvin Eatmon.

To qualify for a scholarship, a pupil have to be a graduating highschool senior who’s the dependent of a Black Warrior Electrical member. The cash is awarded on to the college of the coed’s selecting and is nice for 4 years.

Southern Academy senior Leah Beth Stewart is with board member Audra Browder.

Functions have been distributed to the greater than 20 excessive faculties within the utility’s 12-county protection space. Black Warrior EMC board members went to the college of every pupil to current the awards.

Jordan Jones of Southern Academy is with Audra Browder.

This yr’s winners are:

  • Rebecca Lynne Campbell of Toxey, a pupil at South Choctaw Academy. She plans to main in dental hygiene.
  • Cameron Todd Robinson of Gilbertown, a pupil at South Choctaw Academy. He plans to main in engineering.
  • Brody Wayne Osburn of Greensboro, a pupil at Demopolis Excessive Faculty. He plans to main basically enterprise.
  • Leah Beth Stewart of Greensboro, a pupil at Southern Academy. She plans to main in biology/pre-medicine.
  • Jordan Elizabeth James of Greensboro, a pupil at Southern Academy. She plans to main in sports activities administration/remedy.
  • Samuel David Lewis of Gilbertown, a pupil at Patrician Academy. He plans to main in environmental science.
  • Mary G. Becton of Millry, a pupil at Millry Excessive Faculty. She plans to main in engineering.
  • Shon Ok. Jones of Forkland, a pupil at Demopolis Excessive Faculty. He plans to main in mechanical engineering.
  • Landon Scott Smith of Butler, a pupil at Patrician Academy. He plans to main in electrical expertise.
  • Shakira Samone Wright of Coatopa, a pupil at Sumter Central Excessive Faculty. She plans to main in accounting.

In November, Black Warrior EMC will ship out scholarship info and utility types for subsequent yr to all excessive faculties in its service space.

Shakira Wright is proven with Ottice Russelle..

The purposes are evaluated by the Electrical Cooperative Basis, which on behalf of the electrical cooperatives has been awarding scholarships to college students at vocational and commerce faculties and four-year schools and universities since 2001. The muse has awarded scholarships totaling greater than a half-million {dollars}.

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