Avarie Jackson, Delaney Reynolds Named EREC Scholarship Winners

April 28, 2019

Saturday, Escambia River Electric Cooperative awarded two $4,000 scholarships to local high school seniors. The Escambia County winner was Delaney Reynolds from Northview High School, and the Santa Rosa County winner was Avarie Jackson from Jay High School.

This was EREC’s 22nd year to offer the Herman D. Johnson Scholarship Awards to graduating seniors with a parent or guardian that is a member of the cooperative..

In the past, capital credits issued by EREC that were unclaimed had to be turned over to the state. But state legislation now allows such funds to be deposited into a qualified, educational charity fund. The EREC membership voted to use these funds in the form of scholarships.

Both students will receive $1,000 for each of four years provided they continue to meet the scholarship criteria.

Pictured: EREC scholarship winners Avarie Jackson (top) and Delaney Reynolds (below). NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Comments

4 Responses to “Avarie Jackson, Delaney Reynolds Named EREC Scholarship Winners”

  1. The Killams on April 30th, 2019 9:06 am

    Congratulations!!

  2. Sidney on April 28th, 2019 1:01 pm

    Nice way to give back to the community.

  3. Angela Crutchfield on April 28th, 2019 10:05 am

    Congratulations!

  4. The Baggetts on April 28th, 2019 6:58 am

    Congratulations to both young ladies! Good work!





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