Program Recognizes Academic Excellence, Commitment to Community Service
NEW ORLEANS – Community-minded graduating high school seniors have been awarded Entergy Community Power Scholarships. Scholarships are $5,000 and presented to students from families of Entergy Corporation employees. Recipients are recognized for their volunteerism and academic success.
Learn more about this year’s recipients here.
“At Entergy, our vision is We Power Life. That means not only providing electricity and gas service but also enriching our communities through volunteerism and improved educational opportunities,” said Patty Riddlebarger, Entergy Corporation’s director of corporate social responsibility. “These scholarship recipients are already contributing to their communities in meaningful ways. Through the Entergy Community Power Scholarship program, we’re recognizing the talent and community spirit shared by these remarkable young people and encouraging a lifelong commitment to community improvement.”
The scholarship program supports Entergy’s mission to provide value to our owners, customers, employees and communities. It also aligns with Entergy’s five-year, $5 million workforce development initiative geared toward expanding economic development and meeting the future needs of customers.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11.5 billion and more than 13,000 employees.