McKenzie Keller and Karleen Sutherland
are each the recipients of $500.00 Public Power Scholarships from Brodhead Water & Light.
Brodhead's locally owned, not-for-profit utility offers the scholarship annually through its Community Relations Fund, which is also used to make contributions to charitable causes, hometown projects and economic development efforts.
Each year Brodhead Water & Light along with our power supplier WPPI Energy, offer a scholarship to high school seniors who plan on attending a post-secondary educational institution. A $1,000.00 or two (2) $500.00 scholarships are awarded to the student with the best essay on the theme: The Benefits of Public Power to Our Community.
Guidelines are available through the school district and here.
Award may be changed to one (1) scholarship of $1,000.00 or two (2) $500.00 awards.
Past Winners of Brodhead Water & Light Scholarships:
2017: Alex Nipple and Tyler Urness
2016: Cierra Pryce and Sharmila Rowan
2015: Hayden Webber
2014: Kaitlynn Heath
2013: Tabitha Harnack
2012: Tyler Malcook and Rachael Heins
2011: Blair Chapman and Megan Ball
2010: Amanda Johnson and Kelli Sutherland