Pee Dee Electric Celebrates Bright Ideas Grant Winners at Luncheon

Pee Dee Electric recently hosted a luncheon to honor this year's Bright Ideas Education Grants recipients. Taylor Demby, Manager of Marketing and Communications, presented grants that will fund 10 projects to teachers from Ansonville Elementary, Cordova Middle, East Rockingham Elementary, Ellerbe Middle, Laurel Hill Elementary, LJ Bell Elementary, Peachland-Polkton Elementary, South Stanly High and West Rockingham Elementary.

Each grant recipient discussed their project plans, shedding light on the innovative initiatives they intend to implement in their classrooms. The event featured guest speaker Chris Nault, manager of Public Relations for North Carolina Electric Cooperatives, who shared insights into the inception and lasting impact of the Bright Ideas program.

Special guests in attendance included guest speaker Nault, Townley Venters, North Carolina Electric Coopera-tives' director of Communications; Howard McLean, superintendent of Anson County Schools; Dr. Joe Ferrell, superintendent of Richmond County Schools; Pee Dee Electric's Board of Directors Marcia Lambeth, Winnie Bennett, Richard Melton and Board President Richard Johnson.

Pee Dee Electric's Bright Ideas Luncheon emphasizes our ongoing commitment to supporting education and fostering creativity one student at a time.