SECO Energy’s back-to-school program allocated Sumter County public school students with $3,000 through the county’s Enhancement Foundation. As a not-for-profit local electric cooperative, SECO believes in supporting the communities it serves.
The Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation will use the funds for back-to-school supplies for students and support for essential teacher and staff trainings. The Sumter Foundation partners with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF) to advance education in Florida. Collectively, the CFEF-aligned Foundations represent 99 percent or 2.8 million K-12 students.
The Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation’s Director Eileen Goodson is thankful for SECO Energy’s support and partnership. Goodson stated, “The Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation and the Sumter School District treasures the partnership we have had with SECO for many years. We offer our sincere gratitude for the support that SECO continues to show our students, staff and schools.”
CEO Jim Duncan stated, “SECO Energy is honored to support Sumter County students through its back-to-school program’s contribution to the Sumter County Schools Enhancement Foundation. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, SECO believes an investment in education is a benefit to all of our members. In Sumter County, we serve over 65,000 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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