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Each year, Tri-County EMC awards $6,000 in scholarship funds through the Cooperative Scholarship. Three students from the Tri-County service area each received a $2,000 Tri-County EMC Cooperative Scholarship in June. Funds were awarded based on academics, financial need and a demonstrated commitment to the community in which they reside. The Tri-County EMC Cooperative Scholarships are funded by House Bill 431, which enabled unclaimed capital credits to fund local education. The next Cooperative Scholarship deadline is April 15, 2021. Congratulations to our recipients! Learn more at (73153002)

Amber Butts of Baldwin County is a senior at Baldwin High School. She is a member of the Order of the Easter Stars, Jack and Jill of America and Students Against Destructive Decisions. She has also participated in Joshua’s Wish, March of Dimes and the Backpack Ministry. She plans to attend Clark Atlanta University in the fall to obtain a degree in biology and African American studies. Her goal is to become an OBGYN.  

Tara MacCartee of Jones County is a graduate of GMC Prep and plans to attend University of South Alabama in the fall. She is a member of several honor societies, and has participated in One Act Play, softball, cheerleading and JROTC. She also enjoys leading Bible study and has participated in several mission trips, both local and abroad. Her goal is to obtain a degree in nursing with a minor in Spanish. 

James Mead of Putnam County is a graduate of Putnam County High School and plans to attend Georgia Tech in the fall. He participated on the varsity cross country and baseball teams, Beta Club and the National Honor’s Society. He also served as a tutor and volunteered for Angels in the Outfield. His goal is to obtain a degree in 
Mechannical Engineering. 


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