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Turner wins Midwest scholarship

Published 5:00pm Monday, May 20, 2013

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy Cooperative recently awarded $1,000 college scholarships to four 2013 high school graduates. Applications were judged based on academic achievements, school and community activities, honors and awards and an essay.


Any high school senior whose parents or guardians receive service from Midwest Energy Cooperative and whose primary residence is in Midwest’s service territory were eligible to apply.


 “All of our award winners have demonstrated an excellent balance of academics and other involvement during their high school careers,” said Bob Hance, Midwest Energy Cooperative president/CEO. “We’re proud to use this scholarship program to help support today’s student leaders on the path to becoming tomorrow’s business and community leaders.”


2013 scholarship winners are:


Kelsey Richmond, daughter of Steve and Julie Richmond of Marcellus. Richmond is graduating from Marcellus High School and will begin studies this fall at Southwestern Michigan College.


Kristyn Turner, daughter of Bob and Becky Turner of Dowagiac. Turner is graduating from Dowagiac Union High School as one of five co-valedictorians and will begin studies this fall at Central Michigan University.


Allison Keffer, daughter of Kenneth and Jennifer Keffer of Tecumseh. Keffer is graduating from Tecumseh High School and will begin studies this fall at Columbia College, Chicago.


This award was funded by Midwest and presented through the Lenawee County Education Foundation.


Abbey Schroeder, daughter of Charlie and Rena Schroeder of Wauseon, Ohio.


Schroeder is graduating from Wauseon High School and will begin studies this fall at Kent State University in Ohio.



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