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Lost: Border Collie, black and light brown, 9 months old, wearing a green collar, last seen Sept. 22 near CR 427 in Poth. If found call 210-324-1208.
Missing: Male Chihuahua, black/gray/white, named Spy, possibly missing from F.M. 775 around Vintage Oaks Subdivision and Woodlands area, Sat., Sept. 26 about 10 p.m. 830-391-5055. 
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High school students earn $2,500 GVEC scholarships

High school students earn $2,500 GVEC scholarships
Zachary Balcar and Shannon Freasier

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June 18, 2014
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Zachary Balcar of La Vernia High School and Shannon Freasier of Stockdale High School each recently received a $2,500 scholarship from local electric provider, the Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative Inc. (GVEC). This year, GVEC has awarded $37,500 in scholarships to graduating seniors, giving them the opportunity to further their education.

More than 200 applications were received from deserving seniors throughout GVEC’s service area. Balcar and Freasier were among 15 recipients who were selected for their outstanding academics, extracurricular involvement, community service, and the desire to continue their education after high school.

“These students have worked extremely hard to get where they are today,” said GVEC General Manager and CEO Darren Schauer. “Balancing the demands of school with community service, part-time jobs and other extracurricular activities they’re involved in is admirable. We are proud to reward these outstanding individuals for their dedication and commitment to academics and their communities.”

GVEC honored all of the 2014 GVEC Scholarship winners, their families, and their school administrators at a luncheon in the First Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Gonzales.

Each spring, GVEC awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to high school seniors seeking to further their education. Students will begin to receive their $2,500 scholarship upon the start of the 2014 fall semester at the university, college, or technical school they have chosen to attend.

The GVEC Scholarship Program is open to all high school seniors whose residence is served by GVEC. Applications and requirements for the 2015 GVEC Scholarship will be available in the fall of 2014.

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