Piedmont Electric Names Scholarship Winners

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., August 13, 2010—Four area high school graduates will each receive a $1,000 scholarship through Piedmont Electric’s annual scholarship program.

The students are all children of parents who are members of the Cooperative.

They include:

Sarah Long, daughter of Jane and Stephen Long of Prospect Hill, is a graduate of Bartlett Yancey High School in Yanceyville. She plans to attend N.C. State University.
Brandon Oliver, son of Karen and Tony Oliver of Bahama, is a graduate of Northern High School in Durham. He plans to attend Davidson College.
Lauren Tilley, daughter of Sonja and Wesley Tilley of Hurdle Mills, is a graduate of Cedar Ridge High School in Hillsborough. She plans to attend Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.
Kasi Wahlers, daughter of Yvonne and Gary Wahlers of Hillsborough, is a graduate of Orange High School in Hillsborough. She plans to attend UNC—Chapel Hill.
Students were selected by an independent panel of judges based on completed applications.

Piedmont Electric, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative based in Hillsborough, is a nonprofit electric utility serving 32,000 consumers in parts of Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Granville, Orange and Person counties.