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Villa Rica High School Student Wins EMC Scholarship

Courtesy: Carroll County Schools
Courtesy: Carroll County Schools

(Carrollton, Ga. – December 15, 2014) Bowdon High School student DJ Blackwelder recently won the EMC Scholarship at the Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event held at the Amicalola Falls EMC in Jasper, GA. Blackwelder competed against other students from across North West Georgia to win the award. Participants in the FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event demonstrate the proper use of electrical tools, present a speech/demonstration on an electrical energy-related topic, answer problem solving questions pertaining to electrical wiring and rural electrification and complete an assigned wiring problem based on The National Electrical Code. Blackwelder also earned the right to compete at the State Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event in Covington, GA on January 10, 2014.

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My name is Jimmy Beck I am a lifelong Carrollton resident. I love the Carrollton community and all it has to offer. I am currently a Senior at Kennesaw State University studying Business Management, with an expected graduation date of Summer 2015. I have a passion for sports business and social media. I have wonderful parents that love and support me in all that I do. I also have a younger brother Scott that I enjoy hanging out with on the weekends.