Woodruff Electric announces 2019 scholarship recipients
Woodruff Electric CEO, Michael Swan, announced the 2019 recipients of the Glynn and Mildred Carpenter Scholarships. The winners of the five $1,000 scholarships are Camille Culp, a graduate of Lee Academy, Hayden Curtis, a graduate of Cross County High School, Kyra Dobson, a graduate of Wynne High School, Matthew Hall, a graduate of Marvell Academy and Sasha McCoy, a graduate of Forrest City High School.
Culp plans to attend University of Mississippi in the fall to major in pharmaceutical sciences. Curtis plans to attend East Arkansas Community College in the fall to major in nursing. Dobson plans to attend Arkansas State University to major in communication disorders. Hall plans to attend Arkansas State University in the fall to major agriculture business. McCoy plans to attend University of Arkansas in the fall to major in chemical engineering.
This is the fifth year that Woodruff Electric has held the scholarship program. The program is in honor of Glynn Carpenter and his wife, Mildred. Both Glynn and Mildred were strong advocates of higher education. Carpenter spent 53 years serving the electric cooperatives with the last 33 of those years he served as CEO of Woodruff Electric.