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Lacreek Electric, in conjunction with Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Rushmore Electric, offers its members a chance to receive up to 4 $1,000 scholarships Applicants must have at least a grade point average of 2.0 and they must be entering their first year of continuing education. They also must be dependants of Lacreek Members.


In round one of the competition, all applicants will be judged on goals, work experience, school activities, community involvement and grade point average. The winner of round one will win the $1,000 scholarship sponsored jointly by Lacreek Electric and Basin Electric. The second place winner will be judged with other applicants in western South Dakota for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship sponsored jointly by Rushmore Electric and Lacreek Electric. If this applicant does not win they will be eligible to compete in round two competition. Round two competition is simply a drawing held at Lacreek Electric. Two applicants will each receive $1,000 scholarships sponsored by Lacreek Electric.

Lacreek Electric wants to recognize and encourage the academic achievements of the students in rural areas. The scholarships serve as an investment in the rural areas. It also serves as an investment in the economic future of our area.

The Scholarship may be used at an accredited college, university, or technical school. Call for further information.

(Applications must be mailed or turned in by February 22nd, 2019) 

Mail Applications to: Lacreek Electric Association, P.O. Box 220, Martin, SD 57551

2018 Winners

$1000 Scholarship - Barbara Antonsen



$1,000 Scholarship - Tate Risse



$1,000 Scholarship - Emalynn Larvie





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