Announcing New Adult Scholarship Program

Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) has developed a new scholarship program to serve members who are adult learners. The program, Power Upward, comprises three $2,000 Scholarships. It is for members that are pursuing additional education, including obtaining a bachelors, masters, doctorate or graduate degree in any field, or those seeking certification as an administrator…

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2014 ETREYS Attendees and Scholarship Winners

Ten youth delegates sponsored by Wood County Electric Cooperative Inc. (WCEC) recently attended the 2014 East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar (ETREYS) held on the campus of East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, TX. These youth joined approximately 120 other participants, each sponsored by one of eight East Texas electric cooperatives, to participate in the…

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EPA’s Draft Clean Power Plan Released For Public Comment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan, released on June 2, 2014, could have considerable impact on electricity prices across the nation and especially in Texas. By 2030 the plan requires Texas emissions to be reduced by 39 percent. There is a 120 day comment period after this plan is filed in the…

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Stevenson to Represent WCEC in Washington

Stevenson was chosen by an independent judge based on her essay describing “Life Before Rural Electricity.” She has been on the honor roll and has played the clarinet for eight years. She has been a member of The Roarin’ Soarin’ Blue Hawk Band for the past five years, as well as a Majorette with the…

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WCEC Presents $2,500 CoBank Check for Playground Equipment for Alba-Golden Elementary

Today, Wood County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC), represented by Paige Eaton, Director of Communications, presented a check in the amount of $2,500.00 to the Alba-Golden Youth Foundation (AGYF) to be used for the Alba-Golden Elementary School Playground Revitalization Program. This check was made possible through one of WCEC’s lenders, CoBank, as part of their Sharing…

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