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SMECO Awards Four Scholarships to High School Seniors

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has awarded four scholarships for 2021 to high school seniors who live in the Cooperative’s service area. Scholarships are based on the applicants’ scholastic achievement, financial need, and school and community involvement. SMECO has awarded scholarships to 116 students in the 29 years since beginning the program in 1993. Each of the following students will receive a $2,500 college scholarship: Maryam Amosu, Noelle Carpenter, Joseph Cottle, and Kelly Coulby. Maryam Amosu, a graduate of St. Charles High School (SCHS) in Charles County, plans to attend Johns Hopkins University to pursue a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering. She has served as the president of the Key Club, secretary of the Student Government Association, and the blood drive shift leader for the SCHS Red Cross. Amosu has been a member of the SCHS tennis team, Math Team, We the People, and National Honor Society. She participates in St. Charles Advancement of Antiracist Education, a group of teachers and students coming together to discuss and advocate for antiracism in the school system, assists Tribal Wave LLC by managing social media accounts, and volunteers with church ministries, such as Victorious Teens. Amosu is the child of Adenike and […]

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