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If you are a reporter and need information, please contact Gay Johnson.




Teachers: Apply for Bright Ideas grants by September 18
Time is running out for teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Four County EMC’s Bright Ideas education grant program. Educators with creative ideas for hands-on classroom projects must submit their application by September 18. Interested teachers can find the application, grant-writing tips and more information on the Bright Ideas grant website at www.ncbrightideas.com. more


Molly Johnson and Ethan Cannady visited the Capitol during a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C.
Molly Johnson and Ethan Cannady visited the Capitol during a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C.

Local Students Celebrate 50 years of N.C. Youth in D.C.
This year, North Carolina’s electric cooperatives sent its largest delegate class to represent the electric co-op community during a weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., called the Youth Tour. Forty-five ambitious and driven high school students visited the Capitol, continuing a co-op tradition now 50 years strong in North Carolina. They joined 1,800 students from across the country to meet federal elected officials, participate in networking events and learn about our nation’s history and the importance of civic engagement. more



EDUCATORS, APPLY EARLY FOR BRIGHT IDEAS GRANTS AND A CHANCE TO WIN $100
Teachers who apply for a Bright Ideas education grant by Aug. 15 can win funding for classroom projects – and qualify to win an extra $100. Four County EMC, along with electric cooperatives across the state, are accepting applications for Bright Ideas grants for creative, classroom-based learning projects. The final deadline to apply is September 18. However, teachers who submit a completed application by the early-bird deadline of Aug. 15 will be entered to win one of five $100 gift cards. more



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