Two area teachers also receive awards from DP&L and Vectren
DAYTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of the Youth Energy Celebration, hosted by Ohio Energy Project
(OEP), Dayton Power and Light (DP&L) and Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio
(Vectren), a CenterPoint Energy Company, awarded Energy Leadership
Scholarships to three high school seniors planning for careers in energy.
The recognition event was held at The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, where
three local area students were presented the 2019 DP&L and Vectren
Leadership Scholarship. Chloe Spencer of West Liberty-Salem High School,
Erin Tebbe of Twin Valley High School and Alexander House of Oakwood
High School will each receive $1,000 towards their college expenses.
Chloe Spencer plans to attend the University of Toledo majoring in
chemical engineering. Erin Tebbe is heading to Purdue University to
study engineering. Alexander House will major in aerospace engineering
at the University of Cincinnati.
Each year, DP&L teams up with Vectren to host the OEP Energy Fair
teaching young people about energy efficiency through hands-on sessions
that allow high school students to mentor their younger counterparts.
These companies generously provide funding for the curriculum, training
and materials that promote energy literacy and leadership for students
and their families each year.
DP&L was also recognized by OEP for its long-standing partnership and
contributions to the program. The award celebrates a 30-year milestone
of continued support and participation in the program.
In addition, DP&L has sponsored the Be E3 Smart energy
efficiency program since 2009. As a result, more than 50,000 energy
efficiency kits have been sent home through the classroom. DP&L is
supporting the AEGIS Energy Bike building program for the fifth year.
Two area teachers were honored with the Excellence in Energy Efficiency
award. Jovita Wade, an intervention specialist at Fairborn High School,
received the DP&L Teacher Award and Heidi Edwards, a science educator
from Oakwood High School in Dayton, received the Vectren Teacher Award.
Both award recipients have participated in OEP programs for several
years, tailoring their curriculums to foster the next generation of
energy leaders and conservation thinkers.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company and AES
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL
Inc. (DPL), a regional energy provider and an AES company. DPL’s primary
subsidiaries include The Dayton Power and Light Company, AES Ohio
Generation, LLC (AES Ohio Gen) and Miami Valley Insurance Company
(MVIC). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric
utility, provides service to over 525,000 customers in West Central
Ohio; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides insurance services to
DPL and its subsidiaries; and AES Ohio Gen co-owns merchant generation
facilities. For more information about the company, please visit www.dplinc.com.
Connect with DP&L at www.twitter.com/dpltoday,
and at www.facebook.com/DPLToday.
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 500 global power
company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 15 countries
through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as
thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce is committed
to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power
needs. Our 2018 revenues were $11 billion and we own and manage $33
billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com.
Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.
About CenterPoint Energy
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is an energy
delivery company with regulated utility businesses in eight states and a
competitive energy businesses footprint in nearly 40 states. Through its
electric transmission & distribution, power generation and natural gas
distribution businesses, the company serves more than 7 million metered
customers primarily in Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota,
Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas. CenterPoint Energy’s competitive
energy businesses include natural gas marketing and energy-related
services; energy efficiency, sustainability and infrastructure
modernization solutions; and construction and repair services for
pipeline systems, primarily natural gas. The company also owns 54.0
percent of the common units representing limited partner interests in
Enable Midstream Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited
partnership that owns, operates and develops strategically located
natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. With approximately
14,000 employees and nearly $29 billion in assets, CenterPoint Energy
and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150
years. For more information, visit CenterPointEnergy.com.
About the Ohio Energy Project
The Ohio Energy Project (OEP), an award-winning energy education
organization, facilitates DP&L
and Vectren’s School Education Program. The Ohio Environmental
Protection Agency has recognized OEP’s work with an “Outstanding Energy
Education Program” award in 2008.
DP&L news media contact: Mary Ann Kabel
Phone: (937) 259-7111
Vectren media contact: Natalie Hedde
Phone: (812) 491-5105
OEP contact: Shauni Nix
Phone: (614) 785-1717
E-mail: [email protected]