Clay-Union Electric recognizes local student at SOW event Irene-Wakonda High School is pleased to announce Lane Stockland, son of Charlie and Suzanne Stockland, as Touchstone Energy Cooperatives' Scholar of the Week. Lane was recognized at Irene-Wakonda High School, and presented with a cash award. Clay-Union Electric salutes Lane and all students who set an example of hard work and high academic standards. Lane was nominated by guidance counselor, Cheryl Knudson, who offered some of his accomplishments, which include: Being a four-year letter winner in football, four years basketball and a first-team all TVC selection, four years of band, two years in student council and all-school play, four-year academic letter winner, a National Honor Society member, a Voice of Democracy regional winner and he was selected to Homecoming Royalty. Lane also found time to volunteer for many local activities as in building a well chair ramp and help paint his local church. Michael Kjose, from Clay-Union Electric, was at Irene-Wakonda High School on April 2 to present the Scholar of the Week financial award to Lane Stockland. Clay-Union Electric, is a part of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, and provides electric power in South Dakota to Clay, Union, and Yankton counties. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives are local, active members of their communities, dedicated to building our communities and improving our way of life. There are 626 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives in 45 states deliver electric power and energy solutions to more than 22 million customers every day. They serve commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential customers with integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. Nominations for the award were submitted by area school principals and faculty, whose selections were based on excellence in the classroom and service in the community. For more information about Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, please contact Michael Kjose at 1-605-624-2673.