HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) today announced that ten children of company employees have been selected to receive up to $5,000 per year in scholarship funds toward undergraduate study at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
"Spectra Energy is proud to continue our tradition of offering a scholarship program for the children of our employees. We believe that an investment in education yields great returns," said Greg Ebel, president and chief executive officer, Spectra Energy Corp. "This year's scholarship recipients are well-rounded; demonstrating excellence in education along with a strong commitment to community."
Recipients under the Spectra Energy Scholars Program are chosen annually by an independent committee of judges and must be graduating high school/secondary school seniors. The committee selects applicants based on their performance in academics, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and awards, work experience and financial need. The scholarships will provide the students up to $20,000 during their four years of undergraduate study.
Two additional students were recognized for their achievements and will each receive a one-time, $2,500 scholarship.
2014 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
Madison Carr of Brantford, ON—A student at St. John's College and the daughter of Annette and Terry Carr
Tanner Clarke of Lebanon, OH—A student at Lebanon High School and the son of Ray and Connie Clarke
Sydney Dornak of Houston, TX—A student at St. Agnes Academy and the daughter of Tom and Patricia Dornak
Maddison Gagner of Chatham, ON—A student at John McGregor Secondary School and the daughter of Chris and Jackie Gagner
Karley Isiminger of Holbrook, PA—A student at West Greene Middle-Senior High and the daughter of Randy and Tammy Isiminger
Kennedy Jeffcoats of Kinder, LA—A student at Kinder High School and the daughter of Scottie and Kyla Jeffcoats
Austin Kuo of Katy, TX—A student at James E. Taylor High School and the son of Paul and Mary Kuo
Danielle Sforza of Wolcott, CT—A student at Wolcott High School and the daughter of Daniel and Shannon Sforza
Reilly Smith of Sugar Land, TX—A student at St. Agnes Academy and the daughter of Jerry and Joy Smith
Shelby Voss of Hampshire, TN —A student at Hampshire Unit School and the daughter of Freddie and Susan Voss
Andrew Bacic of Chatham, ON—A student at Ursuline College Chatham and the son of Bob and Monica Bacic
Nikhita Badiani of Oakville, ON—A student at White Oaks Secondary School and the daughter of Hitesh and Manisha Badiani
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's leading pipeline and midstream companies. Based in Houston, Texas, the company's operations in the United States and Canada include more than 22,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil pipelines; approximately 305 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas storage; 4.8 million barrels of crude oil storage; as well as natural gas gathering, processing, and local distribution operations. Spectra Energy is the general partner of Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP), one of the largest pipeline master limited partnerships in the United States and owner of the natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil assets in Spectra Energy's U.S. portfolio. Spectra Energy also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, the largest producer of natural gas liquids and the largest natural gas processor in the United States. Spectra Energy has served North American customers and communities for more than a century. The company's longstanding values are recognized through its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the CDP Global 500 and S&P 500 Climate Disclosure and Performance Leadership Indexes. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com and www.spectraenergypartners.com.
SOURCE Spectra Energy Corp