Oakwood Christian Academy senior, Emily Wilbanks, was awarded North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation’s (NGEMC) 2018 Howard Baker Memorial Scholarship for Walker County. Wilbanks plans to major in Nursing at Dalton State College.
High school seniors who reside in households served by NGEMC are eligible to apply for the $1,000 scholarship, which is offered in partnership with Tennessee Valley Authority and named for former NGEMC board member Howard Baker.
NGEMC’s other 2018 Baker Scholarship recipients include: Hannah Abraham, Heritage High School; Branson Carnes, Murray County High School; Nathania Cortes, Gordon Central High School; Josiah Hammond, Armuchee High School; and LauraAnne Grace Jackson, Christian Heritage High School.
NGEMC is a memberowned electric cooperative serving Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Walker and Whitfield counties. To learn more about NGEMC and its scholarship programs, visit www.ngemc.com.