Wake Electric has awarded 17 college scholarships totaling $22,000.
The Fred M. Alford Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) was awarded to Morgan Darrow of Wakefield High School.
The Touchstone Energy Scholarship winners are:
Cory Halterman of Franklinton High School;
Annis Morris of Franklinton High School;
Taryn Hoffman of Franklinton High School;
Chad Kibbe of Wake Technical Community College;
Stephanie Jackomin of Wake Forest High School;
Emily Berrier of North Raleigh Christian Academy;
Taylor Rossman of Wake Forest High School;
Cameron Jarvis of Heritage High School;
Matthew Watts of Wake Forest High School;
Abigail Richter of South Granville;
Erin Lemin of Wake Forest High School;
Robert Richter of Enloe High;
Robert Mishler of Middle College High School;
Brittaney Dahle of Methodist University;
Jovanhy Trejo of Granville Central High School;
Miranda Brauns of NC State University.
For more information on Operation RoundUp or the scholarship program, visit www.wemc.com.
• Two types of classroom grants
Wake Electric is now accepting applications for two different grant programs. Public school teachers in Franklin, Durham, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties are eligible for Bright Ideas education grants of up to $3,000 for the 2015-2016 school year.
Teachers in K-12 public school classrooms with creative ideas for hands-on learning projects are encouraged to apply. Grant applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Sept. 15
All teachers who submit their applications by the early bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered into a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards. Teachers can apply individually or as a team, and grants are available for all subjects. To apply visit www.wemc.com/brightideas.aspx
• Classroom Technology grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to area K-12 public school teachers as well as community college teachers.
The grants will be awarded in any discipline or subject for specific technology such as computers, digital cameras and software.
The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Sept. 15. To apply or find out if your school is eligible, go to www.wemc.com/classawards.aspx.