Woodruff Electric Announces 2022               

Glynn and Mildred Carpenter                          Scholarship Program 

Woodruff Electric CEO, Michael Swan, announced the 2022 recipients of the Glynn and Mildred Carpenter Scholarships. The winners of the five $1,000 scholarships are Allen Coleman, a graduate of Forrest City High School, Samuel Hall, a graduate of Marvell Academy, Olivia Kelley, a graduate of Wynne High School, Mollie McClain, a graduate of Lee Academy and Paige Padilla, a graduate of Palestine-Wheatley High School.

Coleman plans to attend Tennessee State University in the fall to major in English. Hall plans to attend Arkansas State University in the fall to major in agricultural business. Kelley plans to attend to attend Arkansas State University in the fall to major in marketing. McClain plans to attend Arkansas State University in the fall to major in chemistry with emphasis in pharmacy. Padilla plans to attend the University of Arkansas in the fall to major in nursing.

This is the 8th 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

Photo: (Left to right) Allen Coleman of Forrest City High School, Olivia Kelley of Wynne High School, Mollie McClain of Lee Academy, Paige Padilla of Palestine Wheatly High School and Samuel Phillip Hall of Marvell Academy are recipients of the Glynn and Mildred Scholarship sponsored by Woodruff Electric.

Scholarship information for 2023 will be available in January.