MOULTRIE, Ga. — Colquitt Electric Membership Corporation recently awarded $396,000 in scholarships to deserving students. One hundred forty-four students were honored with scholarships to colleges and universities with campus locations in Colquitt EMC’s service area. Since 2006, Colquitt EMC has granted over $3.1 million to over 1,000 students in academic scholarships. “We are proud to have the opportunity to support members in furthering their education,” said Danny Nichols, General Manager of Colquitt EMC. The scholarships are made possible through Georgia legislation that allows unclaimed capital credits to be used for education in the communities served by EMC’s. Colquitt EMC, a member owned cooperative, provides electricity to 44,272 members in Colquitt, Cook, Berrien, Brooks, Lowndes, Tift, and Worth counties.  

 

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