Thirteen Coweta County students and twelve Fayette County students received a total of $32,000 in scholarships from Coweta-Fayette EMC. Fifteen students received Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarships, worth $3,000 each; and 10 received Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical Scholarships, worth $1,000 each.
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 Scholarship recognizes deserving students attending Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) or West Georgia Technical College (WGTC).
Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship winners from Coweta County are: Victoria Beil, East Coweta High School; Thomas Comte, Northgate High School; Samuel Folsom, Northgate High School; Emory Palmer, Newnan High School; and Mary Poulakos, The Heritage School.
Melissa Segars Memorial Scholarship winners from Fayette County are: Amelia Benson, McIntosh High School; Kelsey Christensen, McIntosh High School; Jennifer Deng, McIntosh High School; Emma Dix, Whitewater High School; Alyssa Lancaster, Whitewater High School; Hannah Savage, Whitewater High School; Logan Shanks, Fayette County High School; Benjamin Williams, Coram Deo Classical School; Molly Worst, Whitewater High School; and Alyssa Wright, Whitewater High School.
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical Scholarship winners from Coweta County are: La’Shandis Brown, SCTC; Rhonda Dunn, WGTC; Chelsea McBrayer, SCTC; Cathy Privett, WGTC; Hannah Rowan, SCTC; Megan Simpson, WGTC; Jin-Eik Tan, WGTC; and Jennifer Wilson, WGTC.
Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical Scholarship winners from Fayette County are: Cassandra Chapman, SCTC; and Michael Thompson Jr., SCTC.
Both Melissa Segars Scholarships and Coweta-Fayette Trust Technical Scholarships 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.