United Power proudly announces its scholarship recipients for 2019. Each year, the cooperative awards more than $19,000 in scholarships to outstanding students in its service territory. The United Power Scholarship Committee selected seventeen high school seniors based on grades, test scores, extracurricular activities and a brief essay. Applications are made available at the end of each year.
United Power’s 2019 scholarship recipients will be announced during the cooperative’s Annual Meeting & Director Election on April 17 and recognized in its monthly newsletter to members. The 2019 scholarship recipients are:
• Daniel Smith, Weld Central, United Power Colorado College Scholarship, $2,000
• Alexx McMillan, Prairie View High School, United Power Colorado College Scholarship, $2,000
• Amanda Ruybal, Brighton High School, United Power Youth Leadership Scholarship, $1,500
• Megan Lewis, Frederick High School, Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship, $1,000
• Alexia Simonton, Holy Family, Tri-State Generation & Transmission Scholarship, $1,000
• Kaylee Speer, Frederick High School, Lois Lesser Education Scholarship, $1,000
• Amanda Schmidt, Frederick High School, Bill Berens Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
United Power dedicates a book scholarship to each high school within its service territory, provided it receives an application. This year, United Power distributed ten $1,000 book scholarships, including one “at-large” selection.
Book scholarships for 2019 were awarded to Ayaka Hayashi, Brighton High School; Elena Pocs, Prairie View High School; Scott Hampton, Eagle Ridge Academy; Hailee Hurtado, Frederick High School; Joanna Santibanez, Ft. Lupton High School; Kelley McAmis, Mead High School; Hannah Rockwell, Weld Central High School; Anna Yocom, Mountain Territory; Emily Thoren, Erie High School; and Sophia Kate Thompson, at-large selection.
Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients, and thank you to all the students who submitted their application. United Power is committed to supporting the postsecondary education efforts of students it serves.