volume 65 - issue 6 - june 2015
Four students receive college scholarships
SMECO awarded four $1,500 college scholarships to local high school seniors who live in the cooperative's service area for 2014. Scholarships are based on each applicant's scholastic achievement, financial need, and school and community involvement. Over the past 22 years, SMECO has awarded scholarships to 92 students.
The following students each received a $1,500 college scholarship this year.
Jordan R. Parker, daughter of Robert and Stephanie Parker, graduated from McDonough High School. She plans to attend St. Mary's College of Maryland to study education and English.
Melanie Lippert, daughter of Richard and Catherine Lippert. Melanie graduated from Calvert High School and plans to study biology at the University of Richmond.
Annie Rose Yates, daughter of Ronald and Mary Yates, graduated from St. Mary's Ryken. She plans to study elementary/special education at Loyola University of Maryland.
Ricardo McNutt, son of Robert and Iliana McNutt, graduated from The King's Christian Academy. He plans to study music and computer engineering at Liberty University.
SMECO provides scholarships to local students who excel academically and who show promise in their chosen field of study. Past scholarship winners include students who have become teachers, nurses, and a medical doctor.