Central Electric Cooperative awarded scholarships in the total amount of $3,000 to local students. The scholarships are funded by Basin Electric Power Cooperative of Bismarck, ND and the family of the late Jay Headley of White Lake, SD.
Brooke Flemmer of Mitchell, SD received a $1,000 Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship. Brooke is the daughter of Kevin and Julie Flemmer and a senior at Mitchell High School. She plans to attend Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD and pursue a degree in criminal justice.
Grace Phinney of Mitchell, SD and Collin Powell of Chamberlain, SD were selected as this year’s winners of the $1,000 Jay Headley Memorial Scholarships.
Grace is the daughter of Brian and Ranae Phinney and is a senior at Mitchell High School. She plans to attend South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, SD for animal science, Spanish, and a pre-veterinary track.
Collin is the son of Todd and Barbara Powell and is a senior at Chamberlain High School. He plans to attend SDSU for agricultural science with minors in animal science or business.