The Ted and Clara Gentry Scholarship was established in 1984 by Trust Agreement from the Estate of Theodore Marion Gentry. Ted "Doc" Gentry owned and operated Arkansas Meter, a water distribution and wastewater collection supply company, located in Cabot Arkansas. Donations to the scholarship are encouraged and made annually in memory of the Gentrys. A total of six scholarships are awarded annually.
Both the student applicant and his or her parent/ guardian must complete information for this submission to be considered for a scholarship.
Scholarship amount: $2,000
Student must be:
A worthy dependent of someone employed by an Arkansas public/private waterworks or sewerage utility. Must meet the definition of a dependent as defined by the IRS. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.
Winners will be announced at the 2020 Annual Conference in April. Scholarship money will be awarded in August 2020.
2020 Scholarship application deadline:
Applications must be received by February 28, 2020.
2020 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship Committee Chair:
Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship Committee
Central Arkansas Water
211 W. Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Congratulations to the 2019 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship recipients:
Haley Beaver | daughter of A. Todd and Rhonda Beaver
Victoria Boggs | daughter of Donald (Scott) and Deanne Boggs
Emma Crider | daughter of Lane and Stacy Crider
Carissa Dawson | daughter of Dan and Tammy Dawson
Kaitlyn Hooper | daughter of Nathan and Carman Hooper
Lauren McLemore | daughter of Andrew and Sherri McLemore
Mackenzie Poe | daughter of David and Michelle Poe
Sydney Robinson | daughter of Bruce and Pam Robinson