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.
Number of scholarships awarded: 6
Scholarship amount: $2,000
Eligibility: 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 2021 Annual Conference in October. Scholarship money will be awarded shortly thereafter.
Congratulations to the 2020 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship recipients:
Madisyn Albert | daughter of Jeff Albert and Jackie Callahan
Nicole Hooten | daughter of Greg B. and Gwen Hooten
Lauren McDaniel | daughter of Michael and Trisha McDaniel
Lauren McLemore | daughter of Andrew and Sherri McLemore
Madison Poe | daughter of David and Michelle Poe
David Romine | daughter of David and Kim Romine
Nathan Shaw | son of Timothy and Amy Shaw
Bennett Grace Wilson | daughter of Danny and Shawna Wilson