2023 Scholarships

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(CUMMING, GA)  The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation (Foundation) announced today that it recently awarded twenty (20) local high school seniors each with a $5,000 scholarship in support of its mission to support education in the areas served by Sawnee EMC.  “The Youth Scholarship Program is a shining example of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about, which is their commitment to being a partner and supporter in the various communities Sawnee EMC serves,” states Blake House, Vice President of Sawnee EMC’s Member Services. 

The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation scholarship recipients for 2023 are:

  • Suzette du Toit
    Denmark High School
  • Douglas Fratt
    East Forsyth High School
  • Alison LaFayette
    Lambert High School
  • Harrison Lowe
    East Forsyth High School
  • Eshan Momin
    Alpharetta High School
  • Aadi Nag
    South Forsyth High School
  • Jaikanishka Rajkumar
    Alliance Academy for Innovation
  • Liam Reid
    Denmark High School
  • Samantha Schoenfeld
    Forsyth Central High School
  • Ramapriya Srinivas
    Denmark High School
  • Gabriel St. George
    St. George Academy
  • Prem Stanley
    West Forsyth High School
  • William Taylor
    Cambridge High School
  • Ashley Track
    Alliance Academy for Innovation
  • Clayton Tucker
    Sequoyah High School
  • John Tucker
    Sequoyah High School
  • Joel Unger
    North Forsyth High School
  • Matthew Warren
    Creekview High School
  • Sara Watson
    North Forsyth High School
  • Grant Witczak
    Lambert High School

To date, and including this year’s recipients, the Foundation has awarded $1,152,500 in scholarships to 272 exceptional high schools seniors within Sawnee EMC’s seven-county service area.

“Supporting those in need in our communities, and helping these outstanding students continue their education is a key part of meeting the Foundation’s core mission,” states Ms. Evonda Mathis, Chairman of the Foundation’s Board.  “We look forward to seeing the exciting things this year’s recipients will accomplish after high school,” she further added.

Questions about this program or the Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation can be found online at www.sawnee.com/round_up or directed to Mrs. Cindy Badgett, Director of External Affairs for Sawnee EMC at 678-455-1399 or via email at cindy.badgett@sawnee.com.

About Sawnee EMC and the Sawnee Foundation 

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 197,000 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia.  The Sawnee Electric Foundation was created in 2003 with the mission of providing charitable donations within the Sawnee communities.  The Foundation exists to enhance the way of life for those in need, with financial assistance to selected charitable organizations. Sawnee always stands ready to meet the needs of its members/owners. SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…

“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.