July 20, 2024

Report Osprey Nests on Utility Poles

Osprey

If you spot a nest on the crossarm of a Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative utility pole, or a bird attempting to build a nest, let SMECO know.

Outstanding Math, Science, STEM Teachers Honored

Outstanding

Outstanding Science and STEM teacher award recipients from St. Mary’s County are, in the top photo at left, Elizabeth Dyson, Erica Samuel, and Naomi Thompson. Outstanding Mathematics teacher award recipients from St. Mary’s are, in the bottom right photo, Diane Dyer, Jessica Johnson, and Abbey Liverman. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative worked with the school systems of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties to select and honor 22 educators with Outstanding Teacher awards for leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, and engineering. Receiving awards this year were nine math teachers, eight science teachers, and five CTE-STEM (career technical education,…

SMECO’s Math Challenge Winners

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative co-sponsored the annual Elementary Mathematics Challenge Competition for fourth- and fifth-graders in March 2023.

Deadline April 6 to Apply for SMECO Scholarship

Scholarship

Each year, the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative awards four $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors who live in the co-op’s service area. The application deadline is Thursday, April 6, 2023.

SMECO Nominating Committee to Meet

Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to the 2023 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet Wednesday, May 10. The committee will review candidate applications for the five board positions to be elected this year.

SMECO Sponsors 2023 Math Competition

Math

The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative sponsored the 29th annual regional MATHCOUNTS. More than 150 students from 17 schools competed in the math contest.

SMECO Scholarship Deadline April 6

Scholarship

April 6 is the deadline to apply for a SMECO scholarship. Each year, the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative awards four $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors who live in the co-op’s service area. Recipients are chosen based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community and school involvement.

SMECO Members Helping Members

Meeting

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative reminds its members that they can help their neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills by contributing to Members Helping Members. Members can sign up to add $1, $5, or $10 to their electric bills each month.

SMECO Adds More EV Charging Stations

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has commissioned 32 electric vehicle charging stations in Southern Maryland, as of December 2022.

SMECO Employees Donate to Center for Children

Employees

Employees at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative donated $55,000 to the Center for Children, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse in the region. The money was raised at SMECO’s annual golf outing in September.