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.

Applications for 2019 are now open! You may download and print the forms or complete them online.

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 2019 Annual Conference in April. Scholarship money will be awarded in August 2019.

2019 Scholarship application deadline:
Applications must be received by February 28, 2019.

2019 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship Committee Chair:
Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship Committee
Larry Oelrich
Prairie Grove Water
P.O. Box 255
Prairie Grove, AR 72753

Congratulations to the 2018 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship recipients:

Leigh Blocker | daughter of Eric and Tamitha Blocker
Charlee Carter | daughter of Mark and Michelle Carter
Noah Joyner | son of Timothy and Regina Joyner
Dawon Littrell | son of David and Vicki Littrell
Rachael Murdock | daughter of WH Calvin and Linda Murdock
Micah Overstreet | daughter of Steve and Angel Overstreet
Kristina Pedersen | daughter of Todd and Marsha Pedersen
Caroline Wahlgreen | daughter of Theodore Wajhlgreen and Rebecca Linker

Click here to download the student scholarship application.
Click here to download the parent/guardian information form.

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2019 Conference


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