Operation Round Up awards $42,000 in scholarships to local students

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Operation Round Up Scholarship Winners (2019) - 720

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc.:

The Operation Round Up® board awarded 42 scholarships to local member students for the 2019-2020 school year.

Operation Round Up®, a community service program supported by the members of South Plains Electric Cooperative, awarded $42,000 in scholarships. Fourty-two member students will receive a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. These students were selected on their scholastic records, school and community service activities, essay questions and financial need.

Local area scholarship recipients include:

  • Greyson Adrian – Shallowater High School
  • Matthew Barnhill – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Kaleb Brendle – Guthrie High School
  • Payton Bourquin – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Blake Cunningham – Shallowater High School
  • Isaiah Darter – Childress High School
  • Amanda Franklin – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Julie Ferguson – Spur High School
  • Silas Finch – Childress High School
  • Brenna Gregory – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Allison Haverdink – Lubbock Christian High School
  • Haley Hutchinson – Paducah High School
  • Sawyer Jackson – Shallowater High School
  • Sierra Jameson – Motley Co. High School
  • Lexi LeCroy – Paducah High School
  • Kaitlyn Lueb – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • William Mandrell – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Emily McCown – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Ally McGaha – Childress High School
  • Autumn Murphee – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Bailey Nall – Frenship High School
  • Branson Nash – Lubbock-Cooper High School
  • Austin Phillips – Frenship High School
  • Kayley Poteet – New Deal High School
  • Abigail Rasberry – Shallowater High School
  • Haley Rinehart – Trinity Christian School
  • Layton Reed – New Deal High School
  • Amber Rosas – Shallowater High School
  • Christina Safford – Cotton Center High School
  • Zachary Sims – Fenship High School
  • Hannah Seo – Frenship High School
  • Selena Sheng – Lubbock High School
  • Kameryn Slayton – Frenship High School
  • Keelan Smith – Roosevelt High School
  • Sadie Sonnenberg – Frenship High School
  • Nathan Sullivan – Abernathy High School
  • Carley Turner – Motley Co. High School
  • Rachel Wade – Margaret Talkington School for Young Women Leaders
  • Cassidy Waters – Lubbock Christian High School
  • Stormie Williams – Shallowater High School
  • Cayley Wood – Frenship High School
  • Hayden VanderRoest – Shallowater High School

The Employee Fund scholarship recipients are:

  • Rodie Fuqua, son of Brandon and Denise Fuqua
  • Hanna Gonzales, daughter of Freddy and Jodi Gonzalez
  • Jade Hurst, daughter of Garrick and Brandi Hurst
  • Taylor Brooke Swaffar, daughter of Brad Swaffar and Kristin Killough
  • Avery Tanner, daughter of Amy and Jason Tanner

Members of South Plains Electric Cooperative participate in Operation Round Up®, an innovative program to provide funding for many worthy projects here in our local communities. It’s administered by a 10-member board of area leaders serving on a voluntary basis.

About South Plains Electric Cooperative
South Plains Electric Cooperative, a local Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, serves more than 55,000 connected meters in all or part of 18 counties. When you see Touchstone Energy, you know you are being served with accountability, integrity, innovation and commitment to community. For more information about South Plains Electric Cooperative, visit the Co-op’s website at www.SPEC.coop.

(News release from South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc.)

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