Homer Electric offers youth opportunities

Homer Electric will award a number of academic or vocational scholarships in 2014. The scholarships are available for high school seniors, from each of Homer Electric’s three districts, and adults wishing to continue their education. 

The deadline for submitting HEA scholarship applications is 5 p.m. Feb. 28. Applications are available online at www.homerelectric.com, at HEA offices in Homer and Kenai, and at Kenai Peninsula schools.

Scholarship recipients will be presented with their scholarship award at the HEA Annual Meeting on May 1 at Soldotna High School.

In addition, scholarships to the annual Youth Rally in Idaho are offered. High school sophomores and juniors are eligible for an all expense-paid week in Caldwell, Idaho from July 7-12 to enhance leadership skills, learn about cooperatives and participate in trust and teambuilding exercises. Applications are available at www.homerelectric.com. Deadline for entries is April 4.

Homer Electric sponsors an electric safety poster contest for third and fourth grade students. Prizes include $50-$100 VISA gift cards. The deadline for poster entries is April 4. See www.homerelectric.com for contest rules.