Kyle Cupit Awarded Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi Engineering Scholarship

The Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi Foundation recently awarded its 2019 engineering scholarships.  These four recipients have served as co-op student interns at local electric cooperatives in Mississippi.  Each student received a $2,500 scholarship.

  • Kyle Cupit, Southwest Electric
  • Haley Van Drunen, East Mississippi Electric
  • Andrew Harper, Cooperative Energy
  • Jared Bennett, Cooperative Energy


Each year, the ECM Foundation awards scholarships to college students currently enrolled in engineering programs.  The scholarship application must include three letters of recommendation.  The student’s GPA, ACT/SAT scores and extracurricular activities, including church and community work, are considered by the Foundation Board when selecting the scholarship recipients.

If you are interested in applying for the engineering scholarship, please contact us for more information.  The applications are typically made available in January and due in June.

Pictured above from left are Randy Carroll, CEO, East Mississippi Electric; Kevin Bonds, CEO, Southwest Electric; Kyle Cupit; Michael Callahan, CEO, ECM; Haley Van Drunen; Andrew Harper; Jared Bennett; and Jeff Bowman, President, Cooperative Energy.