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Pee Dee Electric awards Bright Ideas grants

Vic McCaskill of Richmond Senior High is one of nine regional winners of a Bright Ideas grant from Pee Dee Electric. Photos by PDE

LILESVILLE — Pee Dee Electric awards $15,600 in Bright Ideas Education Grants to local educators funding a total of nine different projects. More than 1,000 local students across all grade levels and subject areas will benefit from these grants.

  • Anson Middle School – Brittany Smith
  • Cordova Middle School – Amanda Defibaugh
  • Fairview Heights Elementary – Kristen Pruitt
  • Hamlet Middle – Amber Diggs
  • LJ Bell Elementary – Melissa Davidson & Jill Rogers
  • Richmond Senior High – Victor McCaskill
  • South Stanly High – Tamara Furr
  • Tillery Christian Academy – Misty Nordan
  • Wadesboro Elementary – Lauren Leary & Shana Freeman

The Bright Ideas grant program is part of Pee Dee Electric’s ongoing commitment to community and education. To learn more about this and other community outreach efforts, visit pdemc.com or ncbrightideas.com.

Melissa Davidson and Jill Rogers – L.J. Bell Elementary

Amber Diggs – Hamlet Middle

Kristen Pruitt – Fairview Heights Elementary

Amanda Defibaugh – Cordova Middle