6 Coweta County students, 8 Fayette County students, and 3 Heard County students received a total of $52,500 in scholarships from Coweta-Fayette EMC’s Trust. 14 students received Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarships, worth $3,000 each; 7 received Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarships, worth $1,000 each; and 1 received Coweta-Fayette Trust Lineman Scholarship, worth $3,500.
The Coweta-Fayette EMC Trust awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to local students each spring. The Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship recognizes high school seniors with a dedication to community service. The Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarship recognizes deserving students accepted or attending any technical or trade school. The Coweta-Fayette Trust Lineman Scholarship honors those who are following their dreams of becoming a lineman. Coweta-Fayette Trust recognizes the importance of education to equip students with knowledge and skills to compete in the workplace.
Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship winners from Coweta County are: Bailey Crawford, West Georgia University; Carmen Rubado, Union University; Carson Hopkins, Freed Hardeman; Grant Van Gerpen, The Georgia Institute of Technology; Jaxson Zuccala, University of Alabama; and Mary Howell, University of Georgia.
Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship winners from Fayette County are: Jackson Williams, The Georgia Institute of Technology; Natalie Dix, Mercer University; Emily Agi, Georgia College and State University; Margaret Mercure, University of Georgia; Elizabeth Simonian, Clemson University; Eva Watson, University of Georgia; Richard Wang, Stanford University; and Sarah Harp, Montana State University.
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarship winner from Coweta County is: Jazzlyn Minniefield, WGTC
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarship winners from Fayette County are: Esther Patton, SCTC, Rylee Banks, SCTC and Nini Baiamonte, SCTC
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarship winner from Spalding County is: Miranda Rogers, SCTC
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical/Trade School Scholarship winners from Heard County are: Aurbrey Williams, West GA Tech and Emma Harmon, Alliance Dental Institute.
Coweta-Fayette Trust Lineman Scholarship from Heard County: Tyler Lasseter, Lineman School Program at West GA Tech.
Melissa Segars Scholarships, Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical Scholarships, and Coweta-Fayette Trust Lineman Scholarship are made possible by Operation Round-Up. Operation Round-Up is a program in which Coweta-Fayette EMC members voluntarily “round-up” their electric bills to benefit the community.
If you are a Coweta-Fayette EMC member and you would like to support scholarships for local students, as well as local organizations and individuals in need, visit utility.org/operation-round-up-purpose/ and sign up for Operation Round-Up. For pennies a month, you can make a difference in the lives of many.