One of Laurens Electric Cooperative’s core values is commitment to community. Our employees work here, live here, and share the same values as you. And like you, we believe that the future of our community lies with our children.

Laurens Electric offers scholarship opportunities to qualifying students within its service area annually. Through these programs  we are keeping our commitment to the community, and to the future.

Local students to receive scholarships, Virtual Youth Experience

IN FEBRUARY, Laurens Electric Cooperative selected 3 local high school students to represent the cooperative and be part of a memorable summer experience. Clair Cato of Southside Christian School, Jermarius Evans of Laurens District 55 High School, and Julia Marlett of Laurens Academy were scheduled to go to Washington, D.C. for the Rural Cooperative Youth…

W.I.R.E.’s Jenny Ballard Scholarship

Jenny Ballard co-founded WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) in 1981, and is the wife of then ECSC Chief Executive Officer, Al Ballard. This scholarship, in her name is sponsored by WIRE. WIRE Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship for Women Returning to College The WIRE Opportunity Scholarship is awarded to a woman who may not have…