07/30/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/30/2020 15:30
News Center > Eight Mississippi Students Awarded Entergy Community Power Scholarships
Program recognizes academic excellence, commitment to community service
JACKSON, Mississippi - Eight Mississippi high-school seniors who gave their best in the classroom and the community were this year's recipients of Entergy Community Power Scholarships. Each year, Entergy awards $5,000 scholarships to dependents of employees in recognition of their community service and academic success.
Class of 2020 scholarship recipients are:
'Entergy's focus on improving educational opportunities for Mississippians is one of many ways we help our communities,' said Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and CEO. 'Through Entergy's scholarship program, we're not only recognizing students' achievements but also helping them continue their educational journeys. As a community-minded company, we're also inspired by the many ways these students have used their talents and skills to give back to their communities. We congratulate them for their success and appreciate this opportunity to invest in their futures.'
The scholarship program supports Entergy's mission to create value for our owners, customers, employees and communities. It also aligns with Entergy's workforce development initiative geared toward expanding economic development and meeting the future needs of customers.
Entergy Mississippi, LLC provides electricity to approximately 450,000 customers in 45 counties. Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) 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 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and approximately 13,600 employees.