FORT LORAMIE — Blake Holthaus was awarded a $1,400 scholarship in the Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Children of Members Scholarship competition.
Holthaus, the son of Ted and Beth Holthaus, was sponsored by Pioneer Electric Cooperative. He is a senior at Fort Loramie High School.
Twenty-four students representing each of Ohio’s electric distribution cooperatives competed for $41,800 in scholarship awards. Finalists competed in local scholarship competitions before advancing to the statewide competition.
Pioneer Electric Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, serves more than 16,700 members primarily in Champaign, Miami, and Shelby Counties, as well as portions of the eight surrounding counties.