Mendenhall Receives First Electric Scholarship

Aug 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Community

Jacksonville, Ark., – First Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $2,000 college scholarship to Whitnee Mendenhall of Beebe.

Scholarships are awarded annually and funded by First Electric’s member-supported Operation Round-Up program. Members who participate in Operation Round-Up volunteer to have their monthly electric bill rounded up to the next even dollar amount. That money is held in a trust and distributed as scholarships to high school seniors and as donations to local nonprofit organizations. Members may enroll by visiting or by calling 800-489-7405.

First Electric serves more than 88,000 active accounts throughout 17 counties in central and southeast Arkansas. The cooperative’s headquarters is located in Jacksonville with full-service offices in Benton, Heber Springs, Perryville and Stuttgart. For news and other information, call 800-489-7405 or visit or