Special to Iredell Free News

EnergyUnited is now accepting applications for its student scholarship program, “Empowering the Future.” The initiative will award $5,000 college scholarships to two outstanding students who are currently enrolled as seniors at a qualifying high school and who plan to attend a college, university or technical school.

The scholarship is designed to recognize students who have exemplified academic success and a commitment to bettering their communities.

“We are thrilled to announce the third-year renewal of this scholarship program,” said Maureen Moore, communications manager. “Empowering the Future is just one more example of EnergyUnited’s dedication to giving back to the community.”

Applicants should be planning to attend an accredited college, university or a technical school. Applications and supplemental documents, which include two recommendation letters and responses to two essay questions, must be received by no later than March 31, 2020.

Eligible students must either live in a residence that is served by EnergyUnited (electricity or propane) or attend a school that is served by EnergyUnited. All seniors who attend the following schools are automatically eligible to apply:

South Davidson High
Central Davidson High
Ledford High
Davidson Community Early College
Davie County Early College
Davie County High
North Iredell High
West Iredell High
Hopewell High
William Amos Hough High


For more information contact Adam Martin, communications specialist, at 704-924-2139 or adam.martin@energyunited.com.


EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is the largest electric cooperative in North Carolina serving more than 130,000 metering points. Headquartered in Statesville, EnergyUnited provides electric service in portions of nineteen counties in west central North Carolina which include Alexander, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Gaston, Guilford, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stokes, Wilkes and Yadkin. EnergyUnited Propane provides products and services to more than 24,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in 100 counties across Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Visit EnergyUnited online at www.energyunited.com to learn more about our electric and propane businesses.