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Two Tipmont electric lineworkers graduate apprenticeship program

Tipmont REMC | Monday, January 27, 2020

Two Tipmont lineworkers were among seventeen that graduated Saturday from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP).

Tipmont lineworkers Adam Crabb and Chris Foxworthy successfully completed the four-year program that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 576 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training at their electric cooperative. Students also complete four additional classes through Ivy Tech Community College. Upon completion of the program, graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science and a journeyman lineman certificate.

Tipmont Journeyman lineworker Chris Foxworthy
Tipmont Journeyman lineworker Adam Crabb
2020 REAP graduates

"Lineworkers are the backbone of our operations and their dedication to the consumers of Indiana’s electric cooperatives is outstanding." said Jon Elkins, vice president of safety, training and compliance at Indiana Electric Cooperatives. "We are proud to have these hardworking individuals as part of the cooperative family."

This year’s graduates are:

  • Zach Love, Boone REMC
  • Frank Leach, Carroll White REMC
  • Cameron Lawson, Electricom
  • Dylan Lowe, Electricom
  • Jacob Storer, Electricom
  • Alec Wells, Heartland REMC
  • Braden Mattocks, Jasper County REMC
  • Shane Brown, Jasper County REMC
  • Daniel Paxson, Jay County REMC
  • Zackary Walters, Kankakee Valley REMC
  • Kody Hand, Kosciusko REMC
  • Kory Chapman, NineStar Connect
  • Pete Bauer, Northeastern REMC
  • Justin Koger, Hendricks Power Cooperative
  • Braden Nichols, Steuben County REMC
  • Adam Crabb, Tipmont REMC
  • Chris Foxworthy, Tipmont REMC

Indiana Electric Cooperatives, located in Indianapolis, represents 38 electric distribution cooperatives that serve 1.3 million Hoosiers in 89 of the state’s 92 counties. The cooperatives are collectively the second largest electricity provider in Indiana. For more information about the association, visit IndianaEC.org.

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