NCTA’s Education Committee announced the winners of the 2023 Member’s Dependent Scholarships. This year’s recipients will each receive $1,500 to further their university, college, or trade school education.
Member’s Dependent Scholarships are awarded annually. All dependent children of full-time employees of NCTA member companies in good standing are eligible and encouraged to apply. Applicants are judged based on their academic record, test scores, extracurricular activities, skills development, and personal statements of career interest.
NCTA thanks the members of its Educational Foundation Board, who chose this year’s scholarship winners from a strong field of applicants. Board members include Sharon Robinson, Blackhawk Mining, Co-Chair; Barbara Porter, Arch Resources Inc., Co-Chair; and Ben Jones, Tennessee Valley Authority.
Camden Schefus, son of Jon Schefus, Nebraska Public Power District, was awarded the David L. Laffere Memorial Scholarship. Camden attends the University of Nebraska, where he is majoring in Electrical Engineering.
Devon Borchers, son of Lisa Borchers, Nebraska Public Power District, was awarded the Thomas C. Canter Honorary Scholarship. Devon attends Northeast Community College, where he is enrolled in the Utility Line Program.
Kendra Sollars, daughter of Patrick Sollars, Peabody Energy (Twentymile Mine), was awarded a College or University Scholarship. Kendra attends the University of Wyoming, where she is majoring in Political Science and Sociology.
Caden Holm, son of Cory Holm, Nebraska Public Power District-Gerald Gentleman Station, was awarded a Vocational, Trade, Certificate, or Associate Degree Program Scholarship. Caden attends Northeast Community College, where he is enrolled in the Utility Line Program.