DREMC communicator Claire Sellers wins CCA award

DREMC communicator Claire Sellers wins CCA award

“Whistling Through Wartrace,” a feature that Duck River Electric Membership Corporation Member Relations Specialist Claire Sellers wrote for the January edition of The Tennessee Magazine, won third place in the “Excellence in Communication” national contest sponsored by the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA).

CCA is an organization of professional cooperative communicators who work for various types of cooperatives in the United States and Canada.

Sellers was presented the award at the CCA Institute, which was held in Omaha, Nebraska June 6.


Over 200 entries were submitted to the CCA writing contest. Sellers, a Columbia native, has communications experience with both farmers and electric cooperatives. She is a 2013 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and a 2016 graduate of Austin Peay State University.

“We are thrilled to win this award,” says DREMC President and CEO Michael Watson. “It’s an honor for DREMC to be recognized nationally.