Prince William-Area Students Win Scholarships from NOVEC, Electric Cooperative Association

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Provided by NOVEC

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) recently awarded college and higher-education scholarships to high school seniors.

NOVEC awarded $1,500 scholarships to 10 high school seniors after reviewing 115 applications. Judges reviewed applicants’ academic records, community involvement, work experience, recommendations, essays, and demonstrated leadership.

From the 10 students, judges selected the most outstanding student to receive the $1,500 J. Manley Garber scholarship, named for NOVEC’s emeritus board director. Erin Davisson, the Garber scholar, received a total of $3,000.

NOVEC’s Scholarship Winners

  • Erin Davisson — Garber Scholar, Patriot High School
  • Erin Dolan — St. John Paul the Great Catholic High School
  • Elizabeth Kim — Osbourn Park High School
  • Jayson St. Cyr — Charles J. Colgan Sr. High School

Lisa Hooker is NOVEC vice president of public relations. Hooker said, “We regret we couldn’t present our scholarships to the winners personally … [W]e wish these students all the best as they prepare for college.”

VMDAEC Educational Scholarship Foundation Winners in NOVEC Territory

  • Suvasish Pant — Osbourn Park High School
  • Devasish Pant — Osbourn Park High School
  • Keyshon Wills — Manassas Park High School

Russell G. Brown is chair of the VMDAEC Education Scholarship Foundation Committee. Brown said, “We commend these students on their outstanding academic achievements. Our electric cooperatives are delighted to provide support to these worthy students … [They] represent a future generation of leaders in their communities.”


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