Co-ops send students to basketball camp

Electric cooperatives gave scholarships to 56 middle-school students to attend Touchstone Energy Sports Camp in June. Young women attended the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, while the young men went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the Roy Williams Carolina Basketball Camp.

This is the 11th year North Carolina›s Touchstone Energy cooperatives have sent exceptional youth from across the state to experience life on a college campus and work with collegiate coaches and student-athletes.

Scholarship recipients were selected based on their scholastic and extracurricular activities and an essay that accompanied the application. More than 200 students applied for the scholarships statewide.
Conducting the Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Camp was coach Wes Moore, his staff and members of the Wolfpack women’s basketball team. Roy Williams, coach of the 2005 and 2009 national champion Tar Heels, his staff, and current and former Tar Heel players taught at the Roy Williams Basketball Camp.

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