Seven seniors were awarded $3,750 in scholarships in the Tricounty Rural Electric Cooperative Children of Members Scholarship Program. EricaRae Herrick of Liberty Center High School was awarded with a $1,000 scholarship. She will go on to represent Tricounty REC at the state level in the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives’ statewide scholarship competition, where she will compete for up to $3,800 in additional funds. In total, $41,800 will be awarded between all contestants at the statewide level. EricaRae is the daughter of Amy Herrick & Rebecca Kincaid.
Students awarded a $750 scholarship each were Noah Becker and Sydney Rohrs. Noah is a senior at Wauseon High School and is the son of Craig and Tina. Sydney is the daughter of Tony and Kim and attends Patrick Henry High School.
Taylor Crawford from Patrick Henry will receive a $500 scholarship. Taylor’s parents are Ron and Laurie. Three additional $250 scholarships were also awarded to Patrick Henry High School seniors Emma Carpenter, Samantha Johnson, and Makayla Updike. Emma is the daughter of Andrew and Heather, Samantha is the daughter of Joshua and Heather, and Makayla is the daughter of Edward and Sandra.
Congrats to the winners, and thanks to all students who applied. Their hard work has not gone unnoticed, and Tricounty REC wishes them the best in their future endeavors.
Scholarship applications typically open each year in December for high school seniors who are children of Tricounty REC members. Interested parents and students can visit www.tricountyelectriccoop.coop/scholarships for more information.