Each year, Tri-State EMC recognizes the valedictorians and salutatorians from Fannin County High School, Copper Basin High School and Hiwassee Dam High School. Each of these six scholars receives a $1,000 scholarship from Tri-State EMC and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to further his or her education.
Students receiving the 2022 Tri-State EMC/TVA scholarships are:
- Copper Basin High School: Carson Fowler, Valedictorian; Chelsea Stuart, Salutatorian
- Fannin County High School: Ashlyn Burger, Valedictorian; Kirsten Holloway, Salutatorian
- Hiwassee Dam High School: Jaden Shorette, top student; Jared Willis, top student