Undergraduate College Scholarship

Adams Electric awards up to five (5) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to college students who are currently enrolled in and taking classes at a post-secondary school or accredited training program (two-year, four-year or trade/technical) AND are sons or daughters of a co-op member.

The cooperative works in partnership with the Adams County Community Foundation to administer these scholarships. Applications are accepted each year from Jan. 1 through mid-March.

High School Career and Trade School Scholarship

Adams Electric awards up to eight (8) career and trade school scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to high school seniors, who are sons and daughters of co-op members. The cooperative works in partnership with the Adams County Community Foundation to administer these scholarships. Applications, deadlines and the decision-making process vary depending on the school and the scholarship being applied for.

Become a Participating Business

  • Visit connections.coop and register for a member account.
  • Once your account is created, contact Co-op Connections Coordinator Sarah Malewicki at sarahm@adamsec.coop or 717/334-9211 and request business partner access and contract.
  • An email will be sent to you containing the program contract and instructions for completing your business partner membership.

Thanks for your interest and for keeping the Co-op Connections program a great member benefit!


Adams Electric employee earns supervisory certificate

Eric Altice, of Hanover, a journeyman first class lineman at Adams Electric Cooperative, recently completed the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) supervisory certificate program in State College, Pa.

Altice joins 51 other cooperative employees who have received their supervisory certificates since 1992. Altice joined the cooperative in 2007 as a first-year apprentice in the operations department. He moved through the ranks annually until he attained the level of journeyman first class in 2014.

Feathers earns management certificate

Michael “Mike” Feathers of New Oxford recently completed the Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program (MIP) offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The six-week series of workshops guides participants through all facets of the electric utility industry, including the many changes occurring around the nation.

One new, two returning directors elected to Adams Electric board

Dale Myers of Glenville, joins re-elected directors F. L. “Ray” Schwartz of Fairfield, and S. Eugene “Gene” Herritt of Shippensburg, on the Adams Electric Cooperative board of directors following an election process that ended during the cooperative’s 2018 annual meeting, held May 19 at the Gettysburg Area Middle School.

Myers ran unopposed for the seat left vacant after the passing of director William Myers of Glenville in March. He is a former president and member of the South Western School District board and a former PIAA board member.

Exhibit Vendors

Adams Electric and Affiliate Exhibits Community Partner Vendors Co-op Connections Vendors
  • Aero Energy
  • Asplundh Tree Expert Co.
  • Penn Line
  • ACRE Co-op Owners
  • Adams Electric Operations

Adams Electric director elected to national cooperative board

S. Eugene “Gene” Herritt, of Shippensburg, has been elected Pennsylvania’s delegate on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) board.

Herritt, a member of the Gettysburg-based Adams Electric Cooperative since 1985, was seated at the 2018 NRECA annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., in February. He will represent Pennsylvania on the national board for two-years and replaces Lanny Rodgers, a director with Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative.