SECO Energy’s back-to-school program allocated Citrus County public schools with $1,000 for the county’s Education Foundation to support the Supplies 4 Success teacher store. As a not-for-profit local electric cooperative, SECO believes in supporting the communities it serves.
The mission of the Citrus County Education Foundation is to provide resources to support the Citrus County School District to enhance the quality of education for present and future generations. The Foundation encourages business and community involvement, promotes creative and innovative educational programs and recognizes outstanding achievements of students and staff. Over 16,000 or 93 percent of Citrus County K-12 students benefit from the Foundation’s efforts.
The Education Foundation’s Executive Director Shaunda Burdette is thankful for SECO Energy’s community involvement. Burdette stated, “It is because of the generosity and support of incredible partners such as SECO Energy that we are able to impact more than 16,000 students and more than 2,000 teachers and staff each year. Your support is changing the lives of students in Citrus County. Thank you for being a CHAMPION for our children!’”
CEO Jim Duncan stated, “SECO Energy is honored to support Citrus County students through its back-to-school program’s contribution to the Citrus County Education Foundation. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes an investment in education is a benefit to all our members. In Citrus County, we serve over 15,000 homes and businesses. Teachers are an invaluable community asset, they enrich our communities by educating our future leaders and as a benefit to SECO, possibly our future employees.”
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