Miranda Lee named Volunteer of the Year in Coast Division

Miranda Lee named Volunteer of the Year in Coast Division

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

Miranda Lee was named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year by the Coast Division chapter of Mississippi Power’s Community Connection.

JOB: Engineer

3 WORDS THAT DESCRIBE MIRANDA: Character, committed and community focused.


“Two things stood out about Miranda, her character and her community focus,” said Distribution Control Center Supervisor Kenneth Means, who serves as president of the Coast Division chapter of Community Connection. “She is trustworthy and respectful, and it quickly becomes apparent that she understands people are what matter most.”


  • Miranda began volunteering with Community Connection when she was an engineering co-op.
  • Whether serving meals to the homeless or leading a specific project, Miranda demonstrates a sincere commitment to supporting Community Connection initiatives.
  • In 2017, she participated in the city of Long Beach, Touch a Truck event, iCan Girls in Engineering and assisted with purchasing and delivering supplies to victims of the Pine Belt Area tornado.
  • Miranda helped put up walls for Habitat Humanity during Women’s Build Week in Gulfport.
  • Whether she is volunteering at a local event or mentoring young girls, Miranda’s good deeds are making a positive impact in the communities we serve.

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