JACKSON, Miss. – Six community-minded Mississippi high school students recently received Entergy Community Power Scholarships of $5,000 each for volunteerism and academic success. Entergy annually selects graduating seniors from families of employees for this honor.
“The future is so bright for these leaders,” said Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and CEO. “This year’s recipients share exemplary talent, brains and caring for others. We invest in them with these scholarships to power the future generation.”
Supporting educational opportunities and recognizing volunteerism through the Community Power Scholarships program helps enhance Entergy’s commitment to improving communities by helping prepare young people to be effective contributors to their communities, both through employment and volunteer activities. The program is aligned with Entergy’s ongoing initiative to develop a future workforce, a crucial element to expanding economic development and meeting the future needs of customers.
The scholarship winners are:
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. provides electricity to approximately 442,000 customers in 45 counties. It is a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation. 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, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $12 billion and approximately 13,000 employees.