2020 AWW&WEA ANNUAL CONFERENCE CANCELLED Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association (AWW&WEA)'s top priority has been the safety, health and well-being of the employees, contractors and others that serve in our respective industries. Although it was an incredibly difficult decision, after considering all factors related to the current COVID-19 pandemic, including current state and federal regulations regarding large gatherings, the AWW&WEA Board voted to cancel the 2020 Arkansas Water Conference for the best interest of interest of our exhibitors, attendees and sponsors.

Additionally, the AWW&WEA Board voted to have the officers of the 2020 Arkansas Water Conference continue to serve in their current position for the 2021 Arkansas Water Conference. The officers will be reaching out to those serving as committee chairs with more information about serving in the same position for the 2021 Arkansas Water Conference.

These are certainly unprecedented times and the decision to cancel our beloved and 89th consecutive Conference was incredibly difficult, but necessary. We will continue to monitor federal, state and local guidelines as it relates to large gatherings, social distancing and overall restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and try to keep you informed of future updates.

If you have any questions, please do not call the office, but rather email ashley@angelarogersgroup.com. The Angela Rogers Group team (AWW&WEA's Executive Administrator and Conference Manager) is dedicated to providing assistance, but will continue to work remotely to adhere to Governor Asa Hutchinson's policy to do so.

The AWW&WEA officers and Board thank you for your continued understanding and support. We hope you remain safe and healthy.

Ted & Clara Gentry Memorial Scholarship

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.

Awarded:
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
Lane Crider
lcrider@bwdh2o.org

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


Click here to download the student scholarship application.

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2020 Conference

ATTENDEES

Take classes. Get smart. Win prizes. Play golf. Eat food. Network with other industry professionals.

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EXHIBITORS

Select booths. Set up display. Show off. Make connections.

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