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Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative awards over 12,000 in scholarships

NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO – Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative announces seven scholarship recipients for 2021. 1st place- Lydia Spaeth, Findlay High School received $2,750. She is the daughter of Bret and Tamara Spaeth and plans to attend Miami University majoring in Marketing. Lydia represented Hancock-Wood at our statewide organization, Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives where she won Honorable Mention with an additional $1,400 scholarship.

 

2nd place- Simon Metzger, Bowling Green High School received $2,250. He is the son of Jeffrey and Jennifer Metzger and plans to major in Jazz Studies. 3rd place- Anna Rider, homeschooled received $1,950. She is the daughter of Chad Rider and Julie Taft-Rider and plans to attend The University of Findlay majoring in Accounting.  4th place- Michelle Velasquez, Pandora-Gilboa High School received $1,750. She is the daughter of Rick and Amy Velasquez and plans to major in Computer Science. 5th place- Kaleb Gillespie, Leipsic High School received $1,500. He is the son of Troy and Karen Gillespie and plans to attend The University of Findlay majoring in Environmental Health and Safety. 6th place- Trinity Lee, Findlay High School received $1,250. She is the daughter of Song-Chong Lee and Kristine Park and plans to attend The Ohio State University majoring in Psychology. 7th place- Lilian Meienburg, Findlay High School received $1,000. She is the daughter of Danielle Siefer and plans to major in Biomedical Engineering.

We demonstrate our Concern for Community by volunteering and donating to local charitable causes. Nearly $500,000 in grants have been distributed in the last decade through grants and Operation Round Up funds to individuals and organizations in need. We also provide assistance to Habitat for Humanity, schools, churches and community events. To learn more, click on Community Involvement above. learn more

Members benefit from electric service reliability, competitive rates, money after co-op bills are paid in the form of patronage/capital credits, discounts, informative co-op publications, easy-to-access payment plans, rebates, scholarships, family-friendly Member-only events and a vote in the direction of Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op. To learn more, click on Member Benefits above. learn more

Hancock-Wood keeps Member owners informed about legislation that could impact their rights or lead to unstable energy costs. Your voice has been heard at the highest court in the land. In response to petitions by electric co-ops, states and industry, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the Clean Power Plan. This is an unprecedented act by the Supreme Court. To learn more, click on "Legislation" above or go to action.coop learn more