Southern Pioneer Awards $17,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Graduates

Photos of the 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Southern Pioneer Electric is proud to award 17 high school students from our service area with college scholarships. The students were selected by a  panel for their outstanding scholastic achievement, community and school involvement, personal resume, and interview skills.

Recipients of the 2017 Southern Pioneer Electric Scholarship are:

Nicole Ballard – Kiowa County High School
Jalee Birney – Sublette High School
Caleb Bouziden – Ashland High School
Alissa Bridges – Medicine Lodge High School
Tierra Cooper – Kiowa County High School
Sarah Davis – Liberal High School
Jarod DeWeese – Sklyine High School
Eleni Earnst – Southwestern Heights High School
Keith Evans – Liberal High School
Kacee Hostetler – South Barber High School
Rogelio Pando – Satanta High School
Anna Perez – South Barber High School
Emily Rugg – South Barber High School
Kyler Sill – Medicine Lodge High School
Hannah Wilczek – Minneola High School
Clayton Zimmerman – Satanta High School

“Part of  Southern Pioneer Electric’s dedication to their communities is making an investment in the youth,” said Steve Epperson, CEO. “With these scholarships, we hope to lessen some of the burden on students looking to further their education and, in turn, help our communities. Helping our young leaders today receive the tools they will need for tomorrow is imperative.”