Myriah Wynia, a senior at Dordt College, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Sioux Center Municipal Utilities and SCMU’s energy partner Missouri River Energy Services.
“As Sioux Center’s municipal utility provider, we look for ways like this to give back to the community we serve through our partnership with Missouri River Energy Services,” said Sioux Center Utility Manager Murray Hulstein. “Congratulations to Myriah and best wishes for your senior year at Dordt.”
Wynia, of Sioux Center, is pursuing a degree in biology with minors in chemistry and theatre arts.
“After graduation, I plan to continue my education by pursuing a Ph.D. in marine biology, a subject I am very passionate about,” Wynia said. “Thank you for your support of this scholarship and the opportunities that it brings.”
This $1,000 scholarship is given annually to student at Dordt College who is a customer of Sioux Center’s municipal power utility. A recipient is selected each year by the college.
Sioux Center Municipal Utilities is a community-owned utility provider, serving Sioux Center’s power, natural gas, wastewater and water needs. SCMU serves more than 2,000 residential and commercial customers and promotes energy efficiency and local economic growth.
Photo: Myriah Wynia, left, accepts congratulations from Sioux Center Utilities Manager Murray Hulstein.