May 21, 2013
DeWitt County Students Earn exelon Scholarships
Exelon’s Clinton Power Station awarded scholarships to six DeWitt County high school graduating seniors
Clinton, IL - Exelon’s Clinton Power Station awarded scholarships to six DeWitt County high school graduating seniors for their academic ability and community involvement.
Each of the $1,000 educational scholarships was given to Clinton High School, Blueridge High School and Deland-Weldon High School. The scholarship recipients are:
Clinton High School
- Melinda Matthews
- Morgan Love
Blueridge High School
Deland-Weldon High School
- Mikayla Jones
- Rachel White
Scholarship recipients must be graduating seniors with between a 2.5 and 4.0 scale, or equivalent grade point average (GPA) and plans to attend a recognized and accredited trade school, junior college, college or university. Scholarship criteria also include applicant leadership attributes and extracurricular activities.
"The station is most proud of its ability to help out with upcoming leaders. We wish them all the best in their future pursuits and would welcome them as new Exelon employees," said Bill Noll, Clinton Power Station site vice president.
Clinton Power Station is located approximately six miles east of Clinton. The plant produces 1,078 megawatts, enough electricity for about one million homes.
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).