JPEC Announces Youth Tours and Scholarship Winners

May 13, 2011

Jackson Purchase Energy is pleased to announce the six winners of their annual $1,000 scholarship and the winners of the Frankfort and Washington, DC Youth Tours. The scholarship winners are Daphne Bommarito of Ballard Memorial High School, Zachary Boyarski of Lone Oak High, Kimberlie Moore of Livingston Central, Erika Shewcraft of Marshall County High, Sara Wallace of St. Mary, and Devon Wilson of Paducah Tilghman High School.

The winners of the Youth Tours are Anthony Armstrong of Ballard Memorial High and Abbey Adler of Community Christian Academy. Amanda Smith of Carlisle County High School was selected as an alternate.

Each spring, six seniors whose parents or guardians are served by JPEC are awarded scholarships that are used at accredited Kentucky universities or colleges. JPEC also sponsors two juniors on a trip to Frankfort to learn how Kentucky government works by meeting legislators and touring the Capitol building and Governor's Mansion. They also represent JPEC in Washington, DC where they tour the Capitol, visit the Holocaust Museum, and cruise the Potomac. Interested high school juniors are encouraged to apply for the Youth Tours and seniors who have a 3.0 or higher GPA and a comprehensive ACT score of 18 or higher can apply for a scholarship. Please visit our website,, during February 2012 for an application.

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