Woodruff Electric Announces 2021                    Glynn and Mildred Carpenter                          Scholarship Program Winners

Woodruff Electric CEO, Michael Swan, announced the 2021 recipients of the Glynn and Mildred Carpenter Scholarships. The winners of the five $1,000 scholarships are Allyssa Andrews, a graduate of Wynne High School, Seth Howard, a graduate of Forrest City High School, Jacie Medford, a graduate of Brinkley High School, Meredith Reidhar, a graduate of Des Arc High School and Rachel Wright, a graduate of De Soto School.

Andrews plans to attend the Southern Arkansas University in the fall to major in agriculture. Howard plans to attend the University of Arkansas in the fall to major in computer engineering. Medford plans to attend to attend University of Arkansas in the fall to major in premedical. Reidhar plans to attend Arkansas State University in the fall to major in biochemistry. Wright plans to attend Tulane University in the fall to major in biomedical engineering.  

This is the seventh consecutive 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.

Scholarship information for 2022 will be available in January.