Youth

Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2014, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students had to complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from the two cooperatives selected 28 applicants to represent […]


High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 10th, 2014

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2014, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]


Eight 2014 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 9th, 2013

Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives will again in 2014 award seven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, an eighth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an […]


83 Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 13th, 2013

Every year, Adams Electric Cooperative, Ameren CIPS and University of Illinois Extension join forces to teach local students about electricity. They learn how it works and how to use it safely. This year’s event was held June 12 at Bailey Park in Camp Point. Although the event helps 4-H members prepare for the fair, attendees […]


Cornwell, Scranton, Holtschlag & Vose Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted May 7th, 2013

On April 17, 2013, 21 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield with approximately 250 students from across Illinois for the 2013 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and nine students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. During Youth Day, students met with Senator John Sullivan at the State Capitol […]


Local Students Participated in Youth Day in Springfield

Posted April 22nd, 2013

04/22/13 More than 200 students from the downstate Illinois traveled to Springfield on Wednesday, April 17, for the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day. With rural areas losing population, fewer legislators are serving downstate. The need for citizens to take active roles in making sure their legislators are aware of rural issues is of […]


Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted April 5th, 2013

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 14-21, 2013, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students had to complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from the two cooperatives selected 21 applicants to represent […]


Payson School Awarded Two NREA Mini-Grants

Posted March 20th, 2013

Each year the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association sponsors ten mini-grants. Any rural K-12 classroom teachers whose school or community is served by a local Rural Electric Cooperative, or whose students’ homes are served by a local Rural Electric Cooperative, is eligible to apply for a $500 mini-grant. Applications were judged on the following criteria: […]


Eight 2013 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted October 15th, 2012

 Adams Electric Cooperative General Manager Jim Thompson has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives will again in 2013 award seven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.”  In addition, an eighth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an […]


Local Students Attend Youth to Washington Tour

Posted July 17th, 2012

Local high school students were in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 15-22, 2012. Tyler Ormond of Liberty and Stephanie Dearwester of Paloma represented Adams Electric Cooperative. Emery Gronewold of Golden, Kassie Henry of Bowen, and Kurt Schuster of Golden represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. This event, sponsored by the electric and […]


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