The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation recently awarded 20 high school seniors with a $5,000 scholarship each in support of its mission to support education in the areas served by Sawnee EMC.
“The Youth Scholarship Program is a shining example of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about; which is their commitment to being a partner and supporter in the various communities Sawnee EMC serves.” said Blake House, vice president of Sawnee EMC’s Member Services.
In the past 14 years, the Foundation has awarded $727,500 in scholarships to 187 high schools seniors within Sawnee EMC’s seven-county service area.
“Supporting those in need in our communities, and helping these outstanding students continue their education is a key part of meeting the Foundation’s core mission,” said Lacelle Doss, chairman of the foundation’s board.
Questions about this program or the Sawnee Foundation can be found online at www.sawnee.com/round_up or call Cindy Badgett, director of external affairs for Sawnee EMC at (678) 455-1399 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sawnee EMC Foundation scholarship recipients for 2019 are:
Katelyn Aquino, West Forsyth High School
Jake Bischoff, Chattahoochee High School
Sarah Cooksey, Dawson County High School
Gabriel Fulbright, Forsyth Central High School
Medha Guduru, South Forysth High School
Thomas Hughes, Forsyth Central High School
Natalie Kandul, Lambert High School
Eric Kraitman, West Forsyth High School
Geneve Lauby, Lambert High School
Bennett Mathis, Forsyth Central High School
Camryn McCran, Fideles Christian High School
Brent Miller, Alpharetta High School
Maanas Purushothap, Chattahoochee High School
Elifelet Sanchez-Espinosa, Chestatee High School
Katie Sardonia, Creekview High School
Melanie Smith, West Forsyth High School
Haley Tidd, Haley’s Home School
Jackson Trammell, Dawson County High School
Aimee Unger, North Forsyth High School
AnnaBelle Wallace, North Forsyth High School