Habersham EMC Lineman Recognized by Governor Kemp

Posted: March 29, 2023

The Habersham EMC Lineman’s Rodeo Team was recognized by Governor Brian Kemp on March 15th  for their 1st Place Overall Win in the Electric Co-op division at the International Lineman’s Rodeo.

A resolution passed by both the House and Senate commended these linemen for “their magnificent efforts and outstanding performance in representing HEMC with exceptional line worker talent and technique.”

The 38th Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo was held Oct. 12-15 in Bonner Springs, Kansas, near Kansas City. Out of 242 journeyman teams and more than 1,000 competitors, HEMC’s journeyman team won first place in the REA Division.

Senator Bo Hatchett and Representative Victor Anderson acknowledged the team in their respective galleries stating, “The Habersham EMC Lineman Rodeo Team’s notable achievement is a source of great pride for our organization, our community, and our state.”