Southern Power has endowed a scholarship for the Arthur
Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F.
Austin State University. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Hans
Williams, associate dean of the college; Oscar Harper,
president of Southern Power; Dr. Steve Bullard, dean of the
college; Jill Still, vice president for university
advancement; and Dr. Richard Berry, provost and vice
president for academic affairs.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Southern Power, one of the largest
wholesale energy providers in the Southeast, recently endowed
a scholarship for the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and
Agriculture. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving
undergraduate student studying forestry at Stephen F. Austin
The news was announced by Oscar Harper, president of Southern
Power, at a recent ceremony commemorating the opening of the
company's newest biomass plant. The Nacogdoches
Generating Facility is the largest wood biomass power plant
in the United States. The plant will be fueled by
non-merchantable wood waste and is expected to provide enough
energy for 60,000 homes.