Beginning Monday, April 11 — 2016’s NRECA National Lineman Appreciation Day — Clint French and Blake Cowan will join the co-op as apprentice line techs in the Owensboro District.
Clint worked in the coal mining industry for four years before taking a job at Groves Construction, where he has worked since January. He’s a 2009 graduate of Union County High School, and he completed the Southeast Lineman Training Center’s program in Trenton, Ga., in 2015.
He currently lives in Morganfield with his wife Kendall, but they have plans to relocate to Owensboro.
Blake also comes to Kenergy from Groves Construction, where he has worked since May 2014.
He graduated from Webster County High School in 2010 and the North American Lineman Training Center in McEwen, Tenn., in May 2014.
Between high school graduation and lineman training, Blake served in the U.S. Army.
Blake lives in Madisonville with his wife Nea and 8-month-old daughter Tinsley. His family intends to relocate to Owensboro as well.