Honoring the state’s top students
This past spring, Callaway High School graduate James Wood was one of 11 students in Georgia to receive the Walter Harrison Scholarship, which is sponsored by the state’s electric cooperatives, including Diverse Power. James was among 79 students from Georgia to apply for the $1,000 scholarship this year. Each year, applicants submit essays explaining why
Callaway High grad wins prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship
James Wood, a graduate of Callaway High School, in LaGrange, has won the prestigious Walter Harrison Scholarship. It marks the fifth time in recent years a Diverse Power area student has won the $1,000 scholarship sponsored by the state’s electric cooperatives. The son of Suzyanti Wood, of LaGrange, the recent graduate was the valedictorian of
Harris County Student Wins State Scholarship
Harris County High School senior Haley Anderson has been named winner of the Walter Harrison Scholarship, an annual award presented by Diverse Power and other Georgia EMCs to a select few students each spring. Anderson is the daughter of Terry and Heather Anderson of Fortson. She will attend Georgia Southern University to earn a bachelor’s
Going Green(house) at Gardner Newman
When Gardner Newman Middle School students return to classes this month, some will make the school’s new hydroponic greenhouse their first stop. That’s because the greenhouse beckons youngsters to care for the plants they’ve grown—and to learn important lessons in the meantime, according to their teachers. With funds from a Diverse Power Foundation educational grant,
Emphasis on Education: It’s time to apply for Youth Tour
Area high school seniors Kirsten Farmer and Connor Mahan were among 111 student delegates who toured the nation’s capital last June as part of the Washington Youth Tour, a leadership event sponsored by electric membership corporations (EMCs) across the nation.
Emphasis on Education: Area schools recognized for outstanding sportsmanship.
With hazing in high school athletics on the rise, everyone associated with sporting agrees it is vital to instill in students basic principles of good sportsmanship to ensure every athlete in Georgia and across the nation competes in a safe and secure environment.
Attention students and educators: Apply for Diverse Power youth initiatives
With American Education Week set for November 16-20, Diverse Power this month makes available applications for annual scholarships and grants, as well as the summer Washington Youth Tour.
Delegates take the trip of a lifetime
In June, high school seniors Kirsten Farmer, of Harris County High School, and Connor Mahan, of LaGrange High, represented Diverse Power on the Washington Youth Tour (WYT), Georgia’s oldest leadership program for teens.