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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WCEC Presents $1,500 Check to Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis

Today Debbie Robinson, CEO and General Manager of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), along with cooperative employees, presented a check in the amount of $1,500 to the Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis Club during their weekly meeting. This check was made possible through one of WCEC’s software vendors, SEDC. For the second year SEDC held a…

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Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. 76 Annual Meeting

Almost 750 members attended the 76th Annual Meeting of Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc., (WCEC) held Friday afternoon, October 10, 2014, at the Governor Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman. Prior to the meeting a free concert featuring singer Myra Rolen & the Justin Trevino Band set a festive tone. To kick-off the business meeting,…

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