SPEC Awards $20,000 in Scholarships
San Patricio Electric Cooperative awarded $20,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors within its service area. A total of 10 scholarships were awarded, each worth $2,000.
The recipients for SPEC’s 2018 Scholarship Program are as follows:
Abigail Huie, A.C. Jones High School
Abigale Russell, Sinton High School
Alyson Pawlik, George West High School
Catherine Hyde, George West High School
Dustin Cass, Odem High School
Lois Downing, A.C. Jones High School
Louden Ramirez, Sinton High School
Paul Higdon, Refugio High School
Rebekah Halepaska, Orange Grove High School
Stephanie Munson, Skidmore-Tynan High School
Recipients were selected by an independent scholarship committee, made up of former educators. They evaluated applications based on leadership abilities, community involvement, academic achievement and financial need.
SPEC’s scholarship is paid over four semesters, provided the student meets the standards established for the scholarship program. Each semester, the student must show that they have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, have successfully completed a full-time course-load and are enrolled as a full-time student for the upcoming semester.