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 during the 2021-2022 school year. The scholarship is designed to recognize students who have exemplified academic success and a commitment to bettering their communities.

Applicants should be planning to attend an accredited college, university or a technical school.

Applications and supplemental documents, which include responses to two essay questions, must be received by no later than March 31, 2021.

Eligible students must either live in a residence that is served by EnergyUnited 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 and William Amos Hough High.

Students should apply by visiting energyunited.com/scholarship-program/.

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

About EnergyUnited

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. To learn more about the cooperative’s community outreach programs, visit energyunited.com/givingback.

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