78th Annual Meeting of WCEC Members

Over 650 members attended the 78th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc., (WCEC), held Friday afternoon, October 7, 2016, at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. Prior to the meeting a free concert, featuring singer/songwriters Adler & Hearne, was a crowd pleaser. This concert was supported, in part, by the Texas Commission…

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2016 ETREYS Attendees and Scholarship Winners

Ten youth delegates sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. (WCEC) recently attended the 2016 East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar (ETREYS), a leadership camp designed to foster positive ideals, enhance leadership skills, and teach the cooperative philosophy. These youth joined approximately 120 participants, each sponsored by one of nine East Texas electric cooperatives for…

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WCEC Awards $20,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of three independent judges recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” program. Ten local high school students, residing within WCEC’s 9-county service area, will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards continuing education. The program is funded entirely by unclaimed capital credit payments returned to…

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Safety at QHS gets a Boost from Texas Electric Cooperatives

Today Wood County Electric Cooperative (WCEC) presented 30 hard hats to Quitman High School’s Geometry in Construction class taught by QHS Math Teacher John Herring. These hats were generously donated by Texas Electric Cooperatives (TEC), of which WCEC is a member. Herring’s class enables students to use their math lessons in real-life applications. Each year…

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Van High School Students Present $800 Check to Van Community Ministries

Today a group of students from Van High School presented an $800 donation to Van Community Ministries (VCM). This check was made possible through one of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) software vendors, SEDC. For the third year SEDC held a video contest for current software customers. Contestants were asked to have fun while making…

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