SYLACAUGA -- Forty-four high school seniors will enroll in a four-year college/university, community college, and/or vocational school in Alabama this year with help from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its 11 members through the 2018 AMEA Scholarship Program. Four of those seniors were from Sylacauga.

Each of the recipients will receive a $2,500 scholarship for a total of $110,000 awarded in this year’s program. AMEA received 169 scholarship applications in the 2018 program.

To be eligible for the AMEA scholarships, a student’s family must receive electric service from an AMEA member city electric utility and the student must attend an Alabama college/university or vocational school.

The four Sylacauga recipients are: 

  • Brady Nell Johnson, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga Utilities Board;
  • Natalie Grace Kirkland, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga Utilities Board;
  • Frances Elizabeth Proctor, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga Utilities Board;
  • Haley Nicole Smith, Sylacauga High School, Sylacauga Utilities Board.