Glynn and Mildred Carpenter Scholarship Program
Glynn Carpenter was manager/CEO of Woodruff Electric Cooperative for 34 years. He and his wife, Mildred, both came from humble beginnings in Ashley County. Mr. Carpenter worked in the electric cooperative system for 53 years, retiring in 2003.
Both Glynn and Mildred were strong advocates of higher education. Mr. Carpenter recognized the value of education and encouraged his employees, family and acquaintances to better themselves with learning.
In honor of Glynn and Mildred Carpenter, the Board of Directors of Woodruff Electric Cooperative has established the Glynn and Mildred Carpenter Scholarship Program. The scholarships will be awarded to 2022 graduating high school seniors.
Application deadline was March 20, 2023. Scholarships winners will be announced in April of 2023.
High Voltage Lineman Technology Scholarship
Woodruff Electric Cooperative Corporation will award a scholarship to one graduating senior to attend Arkansas State University at Newport, Arkansas for a High Voltage Lineman Technology certification program.
The High Voltage Lineman Technology certification is equivalent to 42 college credits and provides complete training for a career as an electrical line worker. The scholarship pays for books, tuition and fees for the student’s training. The recipient will be responsible for his/her own room, board and equipment not supplied to the student.
A complete application should be accompanied by a copy of a high school/college transcript, ACT or SAT scores, a statement that includes the reason why they would like to attend High Voltage Lineman Technology program and a resume or narrative of extracurricular activities.
For information about the high voltage lineman program visit ASU Newport’s Program.
Application deadline was March 20, 2023. Scholarship winners will be announced in April of 2023.