CHRISTIAN COUNTY — On April, 29 Shawn and Connie Mitchell, parents of Tanner Mitchell visited the Midstate Electrical Training Center at IBEW Local 146, to present a scholarship to a first year electrician apprentice.
The second annual Tanner Mitchell Electrical Apprentice Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 was awarded to Colby Wayne Mathias of Harristown.
Tanner James Mitchell was a 2016 graduate of Taylorville High School, he was a second year apprentice for the Midstate Electrical Training Center at IBEW Local 146, and he was employed at Bodine Electric.
Tanner lost his life as the result of an automobile accident on Jan. 22, 2021. The family hopes to award this scholarship for many years to come.