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QPI&M to Perform Utility Pole Inspections for Fayette Electric Co-op

Gary Don Nietsche, General Manager at Fayette Electric Cooperative, Inc.

FEC to Host Annual Meeting

Fayette Electric Cooperative members are invited to the Co-op’s annual meeting Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in La Grange.  The meeting will be held at the Knights of Columbus Community Center located at 190 South Brown St.  Members who register between 5:30 and 7:00 p.m.

FEC Youth Tour Delegates Return from DC

One hundred-fifty students and 15 chaperones from 60 Texas electric cooperatives returned home last week from Texas’ 54th annual Government-in-Action Youth Tour after ten days and a 3,000-mile round-trip flight from Austin to Washington, D.C.   At more than 2,100 participants – about 260 are adult chaperones – this year’s tour was the largest. 

 

HALLETTSVILLE SEVENTH-GRADERS FIND WAYS TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY

Seventy-five students from Hallettsville Junior High School discovered the connection among wind, water, coal, propane and natural gas this past week as they learned about producing electricity from renewable and non-renewable resources. 

Seventh-graders in Hunter Hlavaty’s science classes recently participated in the PowerHouse™ Energy Investigation Program, which was developed by the LCRA and sponsored locally by the City of Hallettsville, Fayette Electric Cooperative, Inc., and San Bernard Electric Cooperative, Inc. 

Area Youth to Receive Scholarships from Fayette EC

Six graduating seniors from area high schools will each receive a $1,500 scholarship from Fayette Electric Cooperative’s 2018 Rural Scholarship Program, announced David Lehmann, president of the FEC board of directors and Gary Don Nietsche

Weimar Sixth Grade Students Become Energy-Wise with PowerHouse

A group of students from Weimar Junior High School now knows more about how to reduce energy use, thanks to insights the group gained by participating in the POWERHOUSE™ energy investigation program. Fayette Electric Cooperative (FEC), San Bernard Electric Cooperative (SBEC), and the City of Weimar sponsored the program for sixth-graders in Karen Hoskins’ science classes at the Weimar school. POWERHOUSE participants learn how electricity is produced and gets to their homes.

Sacred Heart Students Learn About Wise Energy Use

A group of students at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Hallettsville now know more about how to reduce their energy use, thanks to insights they gained by participating in the PowerHouse™ energy investigation program. 

Fayette Electric Cooperative, San Bernard Electric Cooperative and the City of Hallettsville sponsored the program for seventh graders in Geralyn Klimitchek’s science class. 

La Grange Eight-Graders Find Ways to Save Energy and Money

 

One hundred fifty students from La Grange Junior High School discovered the connection among wind, water, coal, propane and natural gas this past week as they learned about producing electricity from renewable and non-renewable resources. 

Eighth-graders in Wendy Rohan’s and Kim Landis’ science classes recently participated in the PowerHouse™ energy investigation program, which was developed by the LCRA and sponsored locally by Fayette Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the City of La Grange. 

Benbenek and Roscher Win Trip to DC

Madeline Benbenek and Abigail Roscher will get to spend a week in Washington, D.C., this summer on a trip that seasoned tourists would envy, thanks to Fayette Electric Cooperative. 

Through the Government-in-Action Youth Tour, an annual program sponsored by electric cooperatives nationwide, Madeline and Abigail will join 147 fellow Texans for this trip of a lifetime June 6 – 15. 

March 5 is Deadline for FEC Scholarships

Fayette Electric Cooperative will award six $1,500 scholarships to area high school students whose parents or guardians are members of the cooperative and reside in Fayette Electric’s service area.    

The scholarship guidelines and application form may be obtained from area high school counselors or can be downloaded by here.

Scholarship applications must be returned to Fayette Electric’s office no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018.  

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