Wayne County High School alum awarded scholarship by Atlanta Gas Light parent company
June 25, 2008
JESUP, Ga. – JUNE 25, 2008 – Former Wayne County High School graduate Brendan Herrin is one of four Georgia students to receive a scholarship from AGL Resources, the parent company of Atlanta Gas Light this year.
While attending Wayne County High School, Brendon was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society. Brendan Herrin is the son of Kenny and Renee' Herrin of Jesup, Ga.
When Brendon isn’t busy studying, he plays varsity baseball, is a youth band musician, and an American Cancer Society Relay for Life volunteer.
Brendon will use his $500 scholarship to attend Georgia College and State University, where he will study chemistry
“It gives me great pleasure to announce Brendan Herrin as one of our latest scholarship recipients” said Suzanne Sitherwood, president, Atlanta Gas Light. “Blake is among a very talented group of young people who will represent their families and Atlanta Gas Light well.”
Each year Atlanta Gas Light presents, on behalf of the AGL Resources Private Foundation, awards of $1,000 scholarships to students attending four-year colleges and universities, and $500 scholarships for students attending two-year junior and community colleges or vocational-technical schools.
The scholarships are awarded to deserving students whose parents are AGL Resources employees. In addition to this year’s 5 scholarship recipients, the company is renewing the scholarships of 13 previous recipients who have continued to show outstanding progress in college.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on academic record, leadership, community service, honors, work experience, and career and educational goals.
About Atlanta Gas LightAtlanta Gas Light, a wholly owned subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), provides natural gas delivery service to more than 1.5 million customers in Georgia. In operation since 1856, the company is one of the oldest corporations in the state. For more information, visit http://www.atlantagaslight.com.
About AGL ResourcesAGL Resources (NYSE: ATG), an Atlanta-based energy services company, serves more than 2.3 million customers in six states. The company also owns Houston-based Sequent Energy Management, an asset manager serving natural gas wholesale customers throughout North America. As a 70 percent owner in the SouthStar partnership, AGL Resources markets natural gas to consumers in Georgia under the Georgia Natural Gas brand. The company also owns and operates Jefferson Island Storage & Hub, a high-deliverability natural gas storage facility near the Henry Hub in Louisiana. For more information, visit http://www.aglresources.com.