Announcing Adult Scholarship Winners

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 3 $2,000 Adult Power Upward Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to adult learners pursuing additional education from an accredited or certified institution. The awards can be used toward a bachelors, masters, doctorate, graduate degree, or for training and certification in a…

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Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. 77th Annual Meeting

Over 800 members attended the 77th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc., (WCEC), held Friday afternoon, October 9, 2015, at Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. Prior to the meeting a free concert featuring singer Hannah Kirby was enjoyed by the crowd. The keynote speaker for the event was State Representative Bryan…

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2015 ETREYS Attendees and Scholarship Winners

Ten youth delegates sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. (WCEC) recently attended the 2015 East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar (ETREYS) held on the campus of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall. These youth joined approximately 120 other participants, each sponsored by one of nine East Texas electric cooperatives, to participate in the ETREYS…

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WCEC Awards $25,000 to East Texas Students

A panel of three independent judges recently awarded $25,000 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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Wood County Electric Cooperative Celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day

America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. In recognition of this, on April 13, 2015, at WCEC’s regular Monday morning safety meeting, the Quitman Mayor, the Honorable J.R. Evans, presented a proclamation from the City of Quitman. During his presentation, Mayor Evan not only recognized the hard…

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