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FEC awards scholarships to local students

| May 18, 2022 12:00 AM

Flathead Electric Cooperative recently announced its 2022 Scholarship Program recipients. A total of $117,000 — funded by unclaimed capital credits — was awarded to local students this year.

Scholarship awards range in value from $1,500 to $6,000 each. Recipients must be attending an accredited college in Montana, and they or their parent or guardian must be a member of Flathead Electric Cooperative. A committee composed of the Co-op’s board of trustees, Co-op staff, and community members reviews scholarship applications and determines recipients each year.

The following students are scholarship recipients:

Bigfork High School — Lillian Peterson, Flathead Valley Community College, graphic design; Elliot Sanford, University of Montana, Geosciences; Levi Taylor, FVCC, elementary education

Columbia Falls High School — Mae Anderson, UM-Western, business management; Alexis Green, FVCC, business; Cade Morgan, Montana State University, kinesiology; Haily Mundel, FVCC, welding

Flathead High School — Gabe Felton, MSU, electrical engineering;

Rylee Houser, MSU, music performance; Cerise Lee, FVCC, veterinary science; Caden Masa, MSU, electrical engineering; Grayce Siderius, MSU, agriculture

Flathead Valley Community College — Shanna Adams, FVCC, medical laboratory technician; Luke Dahm, FVCC, registered nursing; Sadee Miller, FVCC, early childhood education; Mackenzie Reiss, MSU, nursing; Heather Wicks, FVCC, early childhood education

Glacier High School — Zach Lapke, FVCC, engineering; Aysha McCubbins, UM-Western, secondary education; Elijah Mildren, MSU, architecture; Bethany Sorensen, University of Great Falls, exercise science

Michael Super, MSU, architecture

Libby High School — Sidney Rusdal, Miles Community College, pre-vet; Taryn Thompson, UM, history education

Montana State University — Alyssa Gerspach, MSU, agricultural sciences; Landry May, MSU, crop science; Aurelia Ramsey, MSU, nursing

Stillwater Christian School — Dominic DeMario, UM, Fish and Wildlife Biology

Whitefish High School — Cody Berry, MSU, Biochemistry

Barret Garcia, MSU, Engineering

To learn more about scholarship opportunities, visit flatheadelectric.com/scholarships

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