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Federated Rural Electric awards scholarships to two students

Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, announces two area students have received the 15th annual $1,000 Federated/Basin Scholarships. This is the 13th year that two students were selected.

Meta Tewes, Jackson, receives the $1,000 Federated/L&O/Basin Scholarship. Tewes is a senior at Jackson County Central High School; she is majoring in agriculture education is minoring in animal science. Tewes is the daughter of Jeffrey and Jennifer. She plans to attend South Dakota State University.

Also receiving the scholarship is Tanner Sinn of Trimont, a senior at Martin County West High School. Sinn intends to go to South Dakota State University or the University of Sioux Falls. He is the son of Jeffrey and Bethany.

The Basin scholarships are available to Federated members with high school seniors and college students who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school working on an undergraduate or master’s degree. Federated received seven applications. Each applicant completed a two-page application, wrote an essay, submitted grades, a reference checklist, work history and involvement.

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