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Mazilly named Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi) announced today that Ashley Mazilly will serve as the new Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services. Mazilly was promoted to this position after the retirement of Ron Marshall, who served the cooperative for over 40 years. Mazilly will be responsible for managing the cooperative’s finance, accounting and corporate services. 

BECi Announces Scholarship Winners

For 27 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 180 students more than $240,00 in scholarships. The results of the scholarship drawing were announced Friday, April 17, during a live feed video on the co-op’s Facebook page.

We Continue to Work For You During the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to Governor John Bel Edwards’ “Stay At Home” order and public health expert’s recommendations to increase social distancing measures, we have made changes to our standard way of operating. Our offices’ lobby and drive-thru are now closed until further notice. Our customer service representatives and linemen are still available and are eager to help you during this time. The following are some important things we want our members to keep in mind:

Students Win a Trip to Washington D.C.

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), announces the top 10 winners of the 2020 Beauregard Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Essay Contest. Students entered the contest by writing an essay describing how life would be without electricity. BECi received over 40 entries and awarded four of the top 10 winners a trip to Washington, D.C. The winners of the contest who will participate in the Youth Tour are as follows:

 

Lael Hamilton – South Beauregard High School

Raegan Tucker – Merryville High School

BECi Employees Donate to United Way of Southwest Louisiana

BECi employees donated $12,136 to United Way of Southwest Louisiana. Through this generous donation, United Way of Southwest Louisiana can continue fighting for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community across the region. Pictured from left to right are: Danielle Tilley, Communication Specialist and United Way Employee Campaign Coordinator, BECi; Ashley Mazilly, Finance Manager, BECi; Kay Fox, Vice President of Marketing and Member Services; Mayson Maricle, Resource Manager, United Way of Southwest Louisiana.

 

BECi Offers Fifteen $1,500 Scholarships to Students

This year, Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), is pleased to offer 15 one-year scholarships, valued at $1,500 each, to students who reside on BECi service lines. The scholarship is open to first-time college students and current college students who meet requirements. The winners will be selected at the BECi Annual Meeting held Saturday, March 28, 2020, by a random drawing. The student does not have to be present to win. Applicants can apply online at www.beci.org, pick up an application at any of the BECi offices or at local high schools.

Local Students Could Win Trip To Washington, D.C.

 

Since 1979, Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), has awarded local students the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., during the Rural Electric Youth Tour Conference.  The BECi Board of Directors and Management place much emphasis on supporting youth in education.  This year, BECi will sponsor an all-expense paid trip to four winners of an essay-writing contest who are sophomores, juniors or seniors. 

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