Tillamook PUD Electrical Lineworker Program Scholarships Awarded

Posted: June 23, 2022 at 4:43 pm

Tillamook PUD is excited to announce the three outstanding local high school students selected to receive an Electrical Lineworker Program scholarship in the 2022 year.

Seniors Nick Gitchell and Worth Johnston from Tillamook High School, and Jaysson Swirtz-Ferdig from Nestucca High School, were each awarded a $10,000 scholarship to continue their education at a recognized electrical Lineman College.

Tillamook PUD developed the Lineworker Scholarship program 2021 with the intent to support local youth interested in pursuing a career in electrical line work and to help promote unique opportunities within the electric utility industry. This year, the program offered three $10,000 scholarship opportunities for local students interested in attending Lineman College.

For more information about the program, visit www.tpud.org.