First Electric Coronavirus Response - IN THE MATTER OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS RELATING TO THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY, DOCKET NO. 20-012-A ORDER N0. 1, outlines the Emergency Order. It’s also available to First Electric members upon request.



First Electric Cooperative awards nine $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors living in the co-op’s five districts each year. They are funded through the member-supported Operation Round-Up program. Deadline to apply is May 1!

Applications for the 2021 scholarships will be available February 1, 2021. To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must be a high school senior whose parents or guardians are First Electric members. They must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average through their senior year of high school and after graduation attend an accredited institute of higher learning in Arkansas on a full-time basis.

For more information about the program, call 800-489-7405 during regular business hours or send an e-mail.

Scholarship recipients for 2020 are:

  • Julia McPeake of Benton (Benton High School)
  • Abigail Brockway of Benton (Benton High School)
  • Landon Johnson of Heber Springs (Heber Springs High School)
  • Cameron Swain of Mount Vernon (Rose Bud High School)
  • Dania Alami of Lonoke (Cabot High School)
  • Rebecca Morse of Cabot (Cabot High School)
  • Landon Valdez of McRae (Searcy High School)
  • Allee Southerland of Paron (Perryville High School)
  • Jacob Key of Humphrey (Dewitt High School)