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Bowlin and Wilson Are Among MEC Scholarship Recipients

(CHASE CITY) Christian Bowlin of Skipwith and Kayshawnia Wilson of Chase City are recipients of $500 scholarships from Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC).

Bowlin is a graduate of Bluestone High School where she was class president and Girlsí Variety soccer team captain. Her activities included Governorís School, BETA Club, Spanish Club, Ecology Club, and the Ecology team. She is a member of the Mecklenburg Junior Womenís Association, a volunteer soccer coach at the Middle School, and a teacher for Sunday School and Bible School. She is the daughter of Marty and the late Michael Bowlin and will be attending the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Wilson is a graduate of Randolph-Henry High School where she participated in basketball, volleyball, softball, BETA Club, Spanish Club, and S.C.A. She volunteered as business assistant at the school and tutored students. She is the daughter of Cassandra Wilson and the late Bryant Winbush and will be attending Longwood University in Farmville.
Each year Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative awards scholarships to students in nine high schools throughout its service territory. The scholarships are offered exclusively to graduating seniors who will be continuing their education by attending an accredited institution of higher learning to obtain a two-year associate or four-year bachelorís degree, and whose parents or legal guardians receive electric service as members of the Cooperative. To be eligible, the student must have maintained at least a 3.0 grade-point average (based on 4.0 being an A) throughout his or her high school career, exhibited commendable leadership abilities, and demonstrated exemplary school spirit. In addition, further consideration is based on the studentís unrewarded merit. Winners are selected by the guidance department at each high school.

Other recipients this year are Raneka Scott from Halifax County High School, Marina Clements from Brunswick High School, Javon Davis from Park View High School, Rebecca Hodnett from Chatham High School, Latasha Jennings from Gretna High School, Kayla Jones from Brunswick Academy, and Bridget Mitchell from Greensville County High School.


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