PLYMOUTH — Six members of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative were named recipients of the 2019 NHEC Foundation Scholarships, and two were local students from North Conway and Glen.

Eighty-five candidates applied for the $1,500 scholarships, which are available to high school seniors, students returning to college and non-traditional students enrolled in an accredited, undergraduate educational or training institution.

One scholarship is reserved for a student entering a vocational or technical institution.

All applicants are either Co-op members or legal dependents of a Co-op member. The scholarships were awarded based on work experience, activities and leadership contributions, community service, educational/career objectives and overall scholastic achievement.

Congratulations to the following individuals, who were awarded a $1,500 NHEC Foundation Scholarship:

Aidan Hagerty of North Conway, who will be studying science at St. Lawrence University.

Amy Cotter of Bartlett, who will be studying environmental science at Colorado College.

Mackenzie French of Sanbornton, who is studying medical and veterinary sciences at the University of New Hampshire.

Rebecca Connelly of Alton, who is studying international studies and Spanish at Loyola University.

Megan Duddy of Moultonborough, who is studying nursing at Cedarville University.

Alison Haight of Sandwich, who received the vocational scholarship to continue her studies in precision machining and manufacturing at Southern Maine Community College.

For more information about the foundation, go to nhec.com/nhec-foundation.

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