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 2023 Annual Conference in October. Scholarship money will be awarded shortly thereafter.
Congratulations to the 2021 & 2022 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship recipients
Stephen Graham | son of Doug and Aimee Graham
Adam Huffmaster | son of John and Amy Huffmaster
Brooke Jones | daughter of Robert Holly Jones
LIndsey McLemore | daughter of Andrew and Sherri McLemore
Ragan Paul | son of Rusty and Tina Paul
Jacob Wood | son of Timothy and Tonia Wood
Madisyn Albert | daughter of Jeff Albert and Jackie Callahan
Katelyn McKeehan | daughter of Mark and Marandy Eckelkamp
Kelly Pedersen | daughter of Todd and Marsha Pedersen
Maci Poe | daughter of David and Michelle Poe