Eighteen high school graduates from across Southside Electric Cooperative’s service area have earned college scholarships awarded by the Southside Opportunity Fund, including Karisma Watson of Appomattox County High School.

The Southside Opportunity Fund Board of Directors reviewed the nearly 30 scholarship applications and made its selections in early July.

Graduates, who represented 11 counties served by SEC, received scholarships of either $2,000 or $1,000. 

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