2020 Sawnee EMC Youth Programs

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is accepting applications from high school seniors for the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program. This program is open to children of Sawnee EMC members. To learn more about the scholarship program and download the application, please visit us at: http://www.sawnee.com/roundup/scholarships. This is a one-time scholarship and is not renewable. Applications for the Foundation Youth Scholarship must be received by our office no later than Monday, February 10, 2020.

Sawnee EMC is also accepting applications from high school students to compete for an all-expense-paid spot on the 2020 Washington Youth Tour. This inspiring week-long leadership trip offers participants the opportunity to experience U.S. government and history first-hand while having fun, making new friends and developing leadership skills. Applicants must be sixteen (16) years old by June 1, 2020 and be able to commit to the tour on June 18-25, 2020. Two (2) local students will participate in a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. While there, they will get the chance to see the U.S. Capitol, meet with Georgia’s U.S. senators and visit other major monuments and museums in the area. To learn more about the Washington Youth Tour and download the application, please visit us at: http://www.sawnee.com/content/washington-youth-tour. Applications for the Washington Youth Tour must be received by our office no later than Monday, February 10, 2020.


It is such a privilege for Sawnee EMC to be able to assist these students in furthering their education,” states Cindy Badgett, Director of External Affairs at Sawnee EMC. “The Foundation Youth Scholarship program and the Washington Youth Tour are shining examples of what the Foundation and Sawnee EMC are all about; a commitment to giving back in the communities we serve.”

Questions about the Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program or the Washington Youth Tour can be directed to Mrs. Cindy Badgett at 678-455-1399 or via email at cindy.badgett@sawnee.com.

About Sawnee EMC 

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 180,900 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s assets exceed $720 million, with energy sales of 3.7 billion kWh and annual revenue of $355 million. With a team of approximately 330 dedicated professionals and over 11,373 miles of distribution line, Sawnee stands ready at all times 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.


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