Katie Escher named Volunteer of the Year at Plant Daniel

Katie Escher named Volunteer of the Year at Plant Daniel

Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson (right) and Vice President of Public Relations and Corporate Services Johnny Atherton present Katie Escher with her Volunteer of the Year award.

Katie Escher was named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year by the Plant Daniel chapter of Mississippi Power’s Community Connection.

JOB: Administrative assistant, Plant Daniel

3 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE KATIE: Dependable, passionate and caring.


“As a volunteer leader, Katie’s sense of community concern led her to join Community Connection,” said Fred Perryman, team leader of maintenance at Plant Daniel, who serves as the president of the Jackson George chapter of Community Connection.


  • She is a volunteer with the ability to motivate others to give.
  • If Katie is over a project, she will plan the event to the smallest detail to ensure that everything is perfect.
  • She exudes love and caring each time she volunteers.
  • She doesn’t understand the word “no” and always pushes the members forward.
  • Everyone can see and feel Katie’s passion and it becomes infectious at each of the chapter’s activities.
  • Katie was instrumental in the chapter’s ability to serve the community, expand membership and move their efforts to a higher level of service to the community.

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