BECi Announces Scholarship Winners

BECi Announces Scholarship Winners

DeRidder, LA — For 24 years, Beauregard Electric Cooperative Inc. (BECi), has randomly selected students within its service area to receive a scholarship to attend a Louisiana University. These funds were made possible through legislative changes in 1993 to allow unclaimed funding to stay in local communities assisting families to further their education.

Since its inception, BECi has awarded 138 students more than $185,000 in scholarships. The results of the scholarship drawing were announced Saturday, March 25, during BECi’s annual meeting at the cooperative’s headquarters in DeRidder.

The following students were chosen for the 2017- 2018 academic school-year:

Bailey Westlake, senior at Evans High School

Chandler Hine, currently attending Sowela Technical College

            Peyton Cournoyer, currently attending Louisiana Tech University

            Roy Carroll, senior at Merryville High School

            Bailey Gotz, senior at Sulphur High School

Sabra Hanna, currently attending University of Louisiana - Monroe

            Sarah Kellogg, senior at Westlake High School

            Kiana Savercool, senior at of Pitkin High School

            Sarah Salpietra, senior at Pitkin High School

            Aaliyah Reed, currently attending Southern University

           Summer Atkins, senior at Pickering High School

Leanne Chapman, currently attending Louisiana State University

Kary Wilson, currently attending LSU- Health Science Center - Shreveport

Alexis Westlake, senior at Leesville High School

Elliott Reeves, currently attending McNeese State University.  

For more information on BECi’s scholarship program, visit (link is external).

BECi is the distribution cooperative that serves the electric needs of more than 40,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in a 7-parish area of southwest and central Louisiana.

Chandler Hine


Alexis Westlake


Bailey Gotz


Bailey Westlake


Aaliyah Reed


Chandler Hine Alexis Westlake Bailey Gotz Bailey Westlake Aaliyah Reed

Elliott Reeves


Kiana Savercool


Leanna Chapman


Peyton Cournoyer


Roy Carroll


Elliot Reeves Kiana Savercool Leanne Chapman Peyton Cournoyer Roy Carroll

Sabra Hanna


Sarah Kellogg


Sarah Salpietra


Summer Atkins


Kari Wilson


Sabra Hanna Sarah Kellogg Sarah Salpietra Summer Atkins Kary Wilson
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