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Cleco sponsors MATHCOUNTS state competition

PINEVILLE, La. – March 22, 2019 – Today, Cleco partnered with the Louisiana Engineering Society (LES) to bring MATHCOUNTS, a national math enrichment competition for middle school students, to the Pineville Country Inn & Suites. 

“Through MATHCOUNTS, we are reversing the downward trend of mathematics literacy in our state and helping students discover that math can be fun,” said Brenda Gajan, executive director of LES.  “With Cleco’s support, we can continue our efforts to build confidence and promote math excellence among junior high students.”

“STEM programs, like MATCOUNTS, help bridge gaps in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education,” said Dean Sikes, Cleco vice president of engineering, construction and project management.  “Furthermore, this event supports our future workforce.”

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Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through its subsidiaries, Cleco Power LLC and Cleco Cajun LLC. Cleco Power is a regulated electric public utility company that owns nine generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,310 MWs and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company that owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 MWs, with contracts serving nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.  For more information about Cleco, visit us at www.cleco.com

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