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Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DETEC) is a transmission and distribution electric cooperative. It is headquartered in San Augustine , Texas and serves approximately 37,000 meters in eight counties of east Texas, including Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine and Shelby. DETEC has 32 substations and approximately 7,000 miles of line. In addition to the farms and homes it was originally organized to serve, the Cooperative now furnishes electricity to many large commercial and industrial consumers and several municipalities within its service area. DETEC has over one hundred employees working together to supply its members with a dependable supply of electric power at the lowest possible price.
ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.
"At Deep East Texas Electric Co-op, our purpose is to provide affordable and reliable electric service to our membership while promoting safety, innovation, and the spirit of cooperation in the communities we serve."
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SCHOLARSHIP, ETREYS AND YOUTH TOUR APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLEOnce again Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is happy to be awarding scholarships of $500 each to High School Seniors!
Applicants must live and attend a school in the Cooperative’s service area and their parent or guardian must be an active member receiving electric service from Deep East Texas Electric Co-op as of January 1, 2014. Scholarship Applications may be picked up from your School Counselor or at Deep East Texas Electric Co-op.
Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2014.
2014 Scholarship Application
ETREYS and Youth Tour Applications:
ETREYS 2014 – East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar
Each year Deep East Texas Electric Co-op offers an all-expenses-paid trip to nine students, along with eight other electric cooperatives, to the annual East Texas Rural Electric Youth Seminar. This year ETREYS will be held at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas from June 23rd – 27th. While at ETREYS students can expect to participate in workshops, seminars and peer group activities that range from leadership development to pure entertainment. Additionally, each student has a chance to compete for thousands in college scholarship funds.
Youth Tour 2014
This year, Deep East Texas Electric Co-op will also offer an all-expenses-paid trip to two students to the Government-in-Action Youth Tour to Washington DC. The tour will be held June 12th – 20th. The Youth Tour Focuses on educating youth on rural electrification to better their understanding of electric cooperatives. The tour provides the students with an opportunity to visit the Capitol, historical sites and museums. They also will have an opportunity to meet with their congressional representative and learn how their federal government works.
Applicants must be a sophomore or junior and attend a high school in the Deep East Texas Electric Co-op service area. Participants are selected on the basis of academics and overall excellence and involvement in extracurricular activities. The ETREYS & Youth Tour Application may be picked from your School Counselor or at Deep East Texas Electric Co-op.
Applications must be postmarked no later than February 25, 2014.
ETREYS and Youth Application
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