Winner announced for basin electric scholarship The Clay-Union Electric/ Basin Electric Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, has been awarded to Andrea Gregoire, daughter of Tim and Johanna Gregoire of Wakonda.
Gregoire attends Wakonda High School, and has been active in a multitude of school activities during the past four years. She has participated in cross country, basketball and track, serving as team captain during her senior year in these sports.
Gregoire has also participated in band, chorus, volleyball, all-school musicals, Teens-In Action, Peer Helpers, and is serving as senior class president and student body president during the current academic year.
In addition, she has received numerous awards for her academic achievement. She has been on the honor roll throughout high school, and was on the National Honor Roll in 2002 and 2003. She was a Girls State delegate, has received the Governor's Leadership Award and is listed among the Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Gregoire is also very active in her church, along with serving her community in such activities as community clean up, serving at the Banquet and is the bugler for the Wakonda American Legion.
She plans on attending the University of Wyoming, majoring in psychology and political science. Upon graduation, she hopes to become a political consultant, helping candidates run their campaigns and further their political careers.
Clay-Union Electric congratulates Gregoire on winning this scholarship and wishes her much success with her future plans for her education and career.