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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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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