Wake Forest, NC— Wake Electric is accepting applications from middle-school students for scholarships to summer basketball camps on two of the state’s largest campuses. Young women can apply to attend the Kellie Harper Basketball Academy at North Carolina State University in Raleigh and young men to attend the Roy Williams Basketball Camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this summer.
The Kellie Harper Wolfpack Basketball Academy will be held from August 1-4, 2013. The Roy Williams Carolina Basketball Camp will be held from June 15-19, 2013. Wake Electric is accepting applications now through March 29, 2013.
Students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grade are eligible to apply. Applicants sponsored by Wake Electric must live in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Vance, Granville, Nash or Franklin counties but do not have to live in households served by Wake Electric in order to win.
More information and applications, which are judged on academics, extracurricular activities and an essay, can be found at www.wemc.com/basketball.aspx or by contacting Wake Electric at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 863-6312.
More than 50 students across the state will attend basketball camps this summer through the Touchstone Energy Sports Camp program, a reflection of the electric cooperatives’ commitment to community.
Wake Electric is a nonprofit electric utility serving more than 36,000 members in parts of Franklin, Durham, Granville, Johnston, Vance, Nash, and Wake counties. For more information on Wake Electric, please visit www.wemc.com.