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“First-Generation Scholars: First-Rate Learners”

After the Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative awarded SLI $2,500 in its Operation Round Up program last fall, SVEC community relations specialist Lydia Weaver decided to learn more about SLI – and wrote this article for Cooperative Living Magazine:

The disparity of ethnicities in college students across American campuses can be discouraging for those in the minority. Couple that with a language barrier or not having an experienced family member to guide you through the application and admission process, and suddenly, dreams of higher education can feel out of reach. READ MORE