REC awards $20,000 in scholarships to local students

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) announced the awarding of  $20,000 in scholarships to local students.

The scholarships are awarded to students looking to advance their education and career goals.

Some of the scholarship funds went to 4 local students this year.

Frederick County Virginia Commonwealth University student Sanae Stokes received a $2,500 scholarship.

Sherando High School students Jona Benson and Hunter Legge received a $1,000 scholarship each.

Virginia Tech student Alexis Dennis of Frederick County also received a $1,000 scholarship as did Clarke County homeschool student Julia McKenzie.

Scholarships are awarded each year with applications open for 2024 here and must be submitted by February 9.

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