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PLYMOUTH, NH – Six members of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) were named recipients of the 2019 NHEC Foundation Scholarships.

Eighty-five candidates applied for the $1,500 scholarships, which are available to high school seniors, students returning to college, and non-traditional students enrolled in an accredited, undergraduate educational or training institution. One scholarship is reserved for a student entering a vocational or technical institution. All applicants are either Co-op members, or legal dependents of a Co-op member.  The scholarships were awarded based on work experience, activities and leadership contributions, community service, educational/career objectives and overall scholastic achievement.

Congratulations to the following individuals, who were awarded a $1,500 NHEC Foundation Scholarship:

Mackenzie French of Sanbornton, who is studying Medical & Veterinary Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.

Rebecca Connelly of Alton who is studying International Studies & Spanish at Loyola University.

Aidan Hagerty of North Conway, who is studying Science at St. Lawrence University.

Amy Cotter of Bartlett, who is studying Environmental Science at Colorado College.

Megan Duddy of Moultonborough, who is studying Nursing at Cedarville University.

Alison Haight of Sandwich, who received the Vocational Scholarship to continue her studies in Precision Machining & Manufacturing at Southern Maine Community College.

Scholarship funding is provided by the NHEC Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) fund that receives contributions from NHEC members who participate in the Round Up Program, which rounds up their monthly electric bill to the next dollar with the proceeds benefiting the Foundation.