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$1,000 Scholarships From Black Hills Energy To Graduating High School Seniors

KSCB News - February 19, 2016 12:08 pm

Applications for $1,000 scholarships from Black Hills Energy for continuing education are being accepted by the Kansas natural gas utility now through March 18. Fifteen of the scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors with a parent or guardian served by the company in Kansas.

“Black Hills Energy is pleased to award scholarships to hard-working students for their dedication to self-improvement through education and their display of many of the same values we respect in our own employees,” said Nick Gardner, general manager for Black Hills Energy’s Kansas gas operations, which serve 113,000 customers in 64 communities. “We consider these scholarships to be a worthwhile investment in the communities we serve, and we encourage eligible students to apply.”

The company will accept completed applications at the address listed on the form until the postmark deadline of Friday, March 18, 2016. Applications are available for download at www.blackhillsenergy.com/scholarships .

“Black Hills Energy believes in living out our mission of ‘improving life with energy’ from generation to generation,” Gardner said. “Our commitment to the education of future leaders in the communities we serve is demonstrated in our annual scholarship program.”

Gardner said Black Hills also is increasing its use of social media to provide updates on the company, money-saving energy tips and other valuable information. “This year we will announce the recipients of the $1,000 Black Hills Energy scholarships on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/blackhillsenergy in addition to providing the information to local media.”

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • The applicant must plan to attend one of the community college/technical school or universities listed on the Black Hills Energy web site and plan to obtain the degrees as noted in the changes .

  • The applicant must rank in the top 35 percent of his or her class or score 21 or higher on the ACT or 980 or higher on the SAT.

  • Parent or guardian must be a current Black Hills Energy customer in Kansas. They may be a residential customer or the owner or operator of a commercial or industrial account .

  • Relatives of employees and retired employees of Black Hills Energy are not eligible to apply. Relatives are defined as spouses, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, stepchildren, foster children and in-laws.

  • Fu$1,000 Scholarships From Black Hills Energy To Graduating High School Seniors

    Parent or guardian must be a customer of the natural gas utility in Kansas

    LAWRENCE, Kansas, Feb. 19, 2016 – Applications for $1,000 scholarships from Black Hills Energy for continuing education are being accepted by the Kansas natural gas utility now through March 18. Fifteen of the scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors with a parent or guardian served by the company in Kansas.

    “Black Hills Energy is pleased to award scholarships to hard-working students for their dedication to self-improvement through education and their display of many of the same values we respect in our own employees,” said Nick Gardner, general manager for Black Hills Energy’s Kansas gas operations, which serve 113,000 customers in 64 communities. “We consider these scholarships to be a worthwhile investment in the communities we serve, and we encourage eligible students to apply.”

    The company will accept completed applications at the address listed on the form until the postmark deadline of Friday, March 18, 2016. Applications are available for download at www.blackhillsenergy.com/scholarships .

    “Black Hills Energy believes in living out our mission of ‘improving life with energy’ from generation to generation,” Gardner said. “Our commitment to the education of future leaders in the communities we serve is demonstrated in our annual scholarship program.”

    Gardner said Black Hills also is increasing its use of social media to provide updates on the company, money-saving energy tips and other valuable information. “This year we will announce the recipients of the $1,000 Black Hills Energy scholarships on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/blackhillsenergy in addition to providing the information to local media.”

    Here are the eligibility requirements:

    • The applicant must plan to attend one of the community college/technical school or universities listed on the Black Hills Energy web site and plan to obtain the degrees as noted in the changes .

    • The applicant must rank in the top 35 percent of his or her class or score 21 or higher on the ACT or 980 or higher on the SAT.

    • Parent or guardian must be a current Black Hills Energy customer in Kansas. They may be a residential customer or the owner or operator of a commercial or industrial account .

    • Relatives of employees and retired employees of Black Hills Energy are not eligible to apply. Relatives are defined as spouses, children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, stepchildren, foster children and in-laws.

    • Fully completed applications must be received (postmarked) by Friday, March 18, 2016.

    For additional information please contact Monique Pope with Black Hills Energy at 316-941-1648.

  • lly completed applications must be received (postmarked) by Friday, March 18, 2016.

For additional information please contact Monique Pope with Black Hills Energy at 316-941-1648.

 

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