More than 100 area high school students received scholarships this spring for their post-secondary education from Dakota Electric Association.

Other students receiving part of the $160,000 in unclaimed capital credits this year are students at Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College, who will receive their scholarships in the fall. Dakota Electric has donated over $2 million from unclaimed capital credits since 1990 to help local students reach their goals through post-secondary education.

Students from the following high schools received scholarships: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Cannon Falls, Eagan, Eastview, Farmington, Hastings, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Northfield, Randolph, Red Wing, Rosemount, Simley and Two Rivers.