SLV REC Scholarship winners announced

Courtesy photo Alamosa High School senior Desiray Tolsma was awarded the 2021 SLV REC Adams State University Four-Year Scholarship.

SAN LUIS VALLEY— For the past several years, the San Luis Valley REC has made secondary education a priority when giving back to the Valley. With more than $180,000 given in the past five years, the REC annually awards several scholarships to local students.

The board of directors have announced the 2021 scholarship recipients:

SLV REC Adams State University Four-Year Scholarship: Desiray Tolsma, Alamosa

Electric Lineworker Scholarship: Abel Ojeda Jr., Sierra Grande

Robert Wolfe Scholarship: Gabriel Heersink, Alamosa

SLVREC Past Director Scholarship: Aidan McComas, Del Norte HS

SLVREC Past Retired GM Ray Villyard & CEO John Villyard Scholarship: Alyssa Bagwell, Centauri

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship: Lindsey Gammill, Creede

SLV REC Scholarships: Eric Lorenz, Del Norte; Sara Nehring, Monte Vista; Chloe McComas, Del Norte; Caleb Riggenbach, Monte Vista

Tri-State G&T Scholarships: Logan Cestone, Del Norte; Soren Bailey, Del Norte

REC Dependent Scholarship: Ryker Alonzo, Alamosa



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