Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation has awarded three Robertson County high school seniors with $1,000 college scholarships through its Senior Scholarship Program.

This year’s recipients from Robertson County schools are:

*Allison Beard of Greenbrier. Allison is a graduate of Springfield High School and will attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

*Kayla Hernandez of Springfield. Kayla is a graduate of East Robertson High School and will attend Tennessee Technological University.

*Benjamin Smith of Adams. Benjamin is a graduate of Jo Byrns High School and will attend Tennessee Technological University.

To qualify for the award, students were required to complete applications, each including two letters of recommendation, and write 300-word essays describing what they look forward to most about attending college and how scholarships will help them complete their educational goals.

CEMC awarded a total of 12 scholarships to senior students throughout the cooperative’s five-county service area this year.

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