WAKE FOREST, NC— Wake Electric will send one middle-school aged boy and one middle-school aged girl to basketball camp this summer on full scholarships. This year, applications for Touchstone Energy Sports Camps scholarships to the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at UNC-Chapel Hill for male students and to the Kellie Harper Basketball Camp at NC State University for female students must be submitted or postmarked no later than March 30.
Applicants will be judged based on their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, an essay that must accompany the application and a short-answer extra credit question.
Winners of the Kellie Harper Basketball Camp Scholarship will attend the overnight camp in Raleigh, June 24-27, and winners of the Roy Williams Basketball Camp Scholarship will attend the overnight camp in Chapel Hill, June 16-20. Campers must have permission from a parent or guardian to attend the camp and must provide their own transportation to and from the camp.
Students rising into sixth, seventh or eighth grades interested in the scholarship can contact Darnell Alford, Business Operations Specialist, at (919) 863-6312 or (800) 474-6300 or e-mail her at Darnell.Alford@WEMC.com. Students may receive more information or download an application at www.wemc.com/basketball.aspx.
Awarding Touchstone Energy Sports Camps scholarships is another example of Wake Electric’s commitment to local communities.
Wake Electric is a non-profit electric utility serving more than 35,500 members in parts of Franklin, Durham, Granville, Johnston, Vance, Nash and Wake counties.