The winners of the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship have been selected. There were 252 applications submitted. The 11 scholarship winners are as follows:
2-4 Year University (6 are awarded)
- Megan Vogt – Monroe County Electric Cooperative, Inc.
- Lauren Aldridge – Corn Belt Energy Corporation
- Shelby Basham – Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative
- Haley Atwater – Menard Electric Cooperative
- Finley Hamilton – Rock Energy Cooperative
- Jenna Spangler – Spoon River Electric Cooperative
Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship (1 is awarded)
- Ryleigh Hawkins – Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative
Full-Time two-year Community College (4 are awarded)
- Colby Steber – Norris Electric Cooperative
- Delaney Hemann – M.J.M. Electric Cooperative
- Dain Richie – Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative
- Maggie Holthaus – Shelby Electric Cooperative
This scholarship fund has grown from two scholarships awarded in 1996 in the amount of $1,000 to now providing 12 scholarships throughout the state in the amount of $2,000. The winner of the 2021 “LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship” will be announced later this month.