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.



Amount: $2000

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 announced at 2018 Annual Conference in April. 2018 scholarship money awarded in August 2018.

2018 Application deadline:
February 27th, 2018

Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship Committee
Susan Merideth
Jonesboro City Water & Light
PO Box 1289
Jonesboro, AR 72403

Congratulations 2017 Recipients:

Ashley Anderson

Daughter of Howell Anderson and Holly Anderson

Kathryn Motherwell
Daughter of Adam Motherwell and Kim Motherwell

Alexis Wilson
Daughter of Danny Wilson and Shawna Wilson

Gary Newbill
Son of Preston Newbill and Michelle Newbill

Jordan Oginski
Daughter of Kenneth Oginski and Brenda Oginski

Zachary White
Son of Rick White and Donna White

Jacklyn Massey
Daughter of Joey Massey and Lynn Massey

Garrett Rine
Son of Carl Rine and Tracy Rine


Download Student Application and Parent Forms (3 pages TOTAL)

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