MONROE – Union Power Cooperative recently awarded ten $1,000 college scholarships to high school students in our service territory to help with the cost of attending a North Carolina university or community college. Two of this year’s scholarship winners are Daniel Smith of Harrisburg and Logan McIntosh of Concord.
Daniel is the son of Thomas and Juliet Smith of Harrisburg. He graduated from Hickory Ridge High School, with a 4.46 GPA. He will attend North Carolina State University and plans to study Computer Engineering. Daniel has a passion for technology and computers and has received industry-standard certifications in both Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD, as well as, Microsoft Excel and Access.
Logan is the son of Rondo and Monica McIntosh of Concord. He graduated from McIntosh Christian Academy, with a 4.0 GPA. He plans to attend Montreat College, majoring in Cybersecurity. Logan has a diverse volunteer background, serving as a volunteer for the Special Olympics, GATE Pregnancy Center, Living Faith Baptist Church, and more. He is also a member of the Zeta Epsilon Honor Society.
Union Power Cooperative is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Monroe. It serves more than 77,000-member accounts in Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Rowan counties.