Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - (Page 15)

2011 Walter Harrison Scholarship Student job shadows winners announced! at Carroll EMC Seven outstanding Georgia students have received a $1,000 Walter Harrison Scholarship. Created 20 years ago, the scholarship is awarded annually to students who excel in the areas of grade point average, SAT scores, academic standing, scholastic honors, and who demonstrate a financial need. The award pays tribute to the late Walter Harrison, a pioneer in the rural electrification movement. The 2011 scholarship winners and their electric coops include Michael Land, Amicalola EMC in Jasper; Katherine Bickley, Cobb EMC in Marietta; Vania Lee, Flint Energies in Reynolds; Whitley Salann Clark, Planters Whitley Salann Clark EMC in Millen; Jennifer Dandron, Rayle EMC in Washington; Tara Marie Bishop, Snapping Shoals EMC in Covington; and Maria Westerfield, Upson EMC in Thomaston. Maria Westerfield Not pictured: Vania Lee Katherine Bickley Tara Marie Bishop High school junior Hunter Rider, right, shadows Carroll EMC Line Supervisor Pat Albright. Jennifer Dandron Michael Land Oglethorpe Power donates $4,000 in scholarships Tucker-based Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented $4,000 in scholarship funds to the Floyd County College & Career Academy to support the academy’s 2011 scholarship program. The money will fund eight $500 scholarships—one for each of the school’s career path offerings—for students attending a technical college in the fall. The funds were presented at a ceremony at the College & Career Academy by Julio Trujillo, maintenance manager for Oglethorpe Power at the Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant in Floyd County. Oglethorpe Power owns about 75 percent of the Rocky Mountain facility. From left: Eric Waters, principal, and Frank Pinson, CEO, of Floyd County College & Career Academy; Lynn Plunkett, superintendent of Floyd County Schools; Dan Sweitzer, vice president of marketing at Floyd Medical Center and chair of the College and Career Academy Board of Directors; and Julio Trujillo, maintenance manager, Oglethorpe Power Corp. Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant. More online at www.georgiamagazine.org May 2011 FLOYD COUNTY COLLEGE & CAREER ACADEMY As part of a class project, Hunter Rider, a junior at Carrollton High School in Carrollton, recently chose to shadow an employee at Carroll Electric Membership Corp. (EMC) in Carrollton. Because he likes the outdoors and grew up around the electric utility industry—his dad performed line work for many years—Rider thought it would be a fun experience. On March 11, 2011, Carroll EMC Line Supervisor Pat Albright had the opportunity to show Rider what it’s like to work at an electric co-op. During the day, Rider watched Carroll EMC crews perform rightof-way clearing and changing a line. However, riding in a bucket truck was Rider’s favorite part of the day. In keeping with the spirit of community service shared by all electric cooperatives in Georgia, Carroll EMC appreciates the opportunity to share with the youth of its community what it’s like to work at a local co-op. 15 KELLY HESTER / CARROLL EMC http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - May 2011

Georgia Magazine - May 2011
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Georgia’s Energy Outlook
Special Energy Report
Dolphin Tales
Agrability in Georgia
Creature Comforts
Georgia@home
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Snapshot

Georgia Magazine - May 2011

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Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Magazine - May 2011 (Page 3)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Contents (Page 4)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 8)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia News (Page 9)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 10)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 11)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 12)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia’s Energy Outlook (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Special Energy Report (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Dolphin Tales (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 22)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 23)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 24)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 25)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 26)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Agrability in Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 28)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 29)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Creature Comforts (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 34)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia@home (Page 35)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 36)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 37)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 38)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Around Georgia (Page 39)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 40)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - My Georgia (Page 41)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 42)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Gardens (Page 43)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 44)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 45)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 46)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 47)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 48)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Georgia Cooks (Page 49)
Georgia Magazine - May 2011 - Snapshot (Page 50)
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