CRC Awards $13,000 in Scholarships to Local Graduates
Austin, Minn.—Cooperative Response Center, Inc. (CRC) is pleased to announce the nine recipients of its 2023 scholarship program, each awarded $1,500 for their post-secondary education costs. This year’s scholarship recipients are as follows:
Carson Cannon is a 2023 graduate of Austin High School in Austin, Minn. Cannon plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., to pursue a mathematics degree.
Afiqua Caples is a 2023 graduate of Kirksville Senior High School in Kirksville, Mo. Caples will attend Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., to study forestry.
Landry Carbaugh is a 2023 graduate of Sequatchie County High School in Dunlap, Tenn. Carbaugh will attend the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Ala., to pursue a degree in mathematics to prepare for a career in aerospace engineering.
Also a 2023 graduate of Sequatchie County High School, Julia Cates plans to attend the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, Tenn., to pursue a nursing degree.
Another 2023 graduate of Sequatchie County High School, Delilah Haman also plans to attend the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga and study graphic design.
Emma Haugen is a 2023 graduate of Austin High School. Haugen will attend Winona State University in Winona, Minn., to achieve a nursing degree.
Malea Nelson is a 2023 graduate of Kirksville Senior High School. Nelson will attend Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., to pursue a business degree.
A 2023 graduate of Cooper High School in Abilene, Texas, Daniela Tawian plans to attend the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, to pursue a degree in medicine.
Nora Tweeten is a 2023 graduate of Austin High School. Tweeten will attend Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, to obtain a business degree in accounting and marketing.
This is the fifteenth year CRC has offered a scholarship program to local graduates. In January 2023, students in the communities in which CRC has offices – Austin, Dunlap, Abilene, and Kirksville – were invited to apply for a 2023 CRC scholarship. The scholarship recipients were selected in May.
“Congratulations to these exceptional students on their high school achievements,” said Brad Fjelsta, CRC’s president and CEO. “Their dedication and hard work in achieving academic excellence is impressive. We are excited to see what these students will accomplish as they embark on the next chapter of their education. We believe they will make a positive impact in their communities and the world at large. On behalf of CRC, I extend best wishes on their future endeavors.”
CRC is a cooperative owned and operated, 24/7 contact center and alarm monitoring center. Founded in 1992, CRC has steadily increased the size and scope of its operation to serve utilities nationwide. CRC serves nearly 550 members and associate members in 47 states, representing over 12.2 million consumers. Visit CRC on the web at www.crc.coop.