Wilbourn receives Entergy scholarship

Wilbourn receives Entergy scholarship


Deanna Wilbourn of Madison is among five Mississippi high-school graduates who have received $5,000 scholarships from the Entergy Community Power Scholarship program.  

She is the daughter of Victoria Wilbourn, nuclear project controls specialist. She plans to major in pre med at the University of Virginia.

Established for children of Entergy employees, the scholarship program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance, leadership and work experience. Wilbourn is a 2022 graduate of Madison Central High School. 

“We’re impressed by these individuals’ drive to achieve and how hard they’ve worked to build a promising future while helping build stronger communities,” said Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and chief executive officer. “Community Power Scholarships will help them advance to the next phase of their journey as they continue their education and community involvement.”

The Entergy Community Power Scholarship program supports the company's mission to create sustainable value for our customers, employees, communities and owners. 

The scholarship is a fundamental element in developing a pipeline of future talent. 

Since 2003, company shareholders have contributed more than $3.2 million to 648 recipients for the one-time scholarship. 

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