April Freeman named Volunteer of the Year in the Pine Belt

April Freeman named Volunteer of the Year in the Pine Belt

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

April Freeman was named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year by the Pine Belt chapter of Mississippi Power’s Community Connection.

JOB: Administrative support supervisor.

3 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE APRIL: Committed, involved and resourceful.


“April never hesitates to help and she never wants the spotlight,” said Customer Serviceman Scott Jackson, who serves as president of the Pine Belt chapter of Community Connection. “She goes above and beyond to help those in need.”


  • She never complains and never says, “let someone else do it, I’m tired.”
  • She truly exemplifies what it means to give yourself away.
  • The Extra Table golf tournament is April’s heart, and she spends countless hours putting the tournament together.
  • She helps with the MLK Day of Service project at the Lighthouse and is involved with Special Olympics.

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