Mississippi Scholars Announces Tech Master Program to Focus on Career Technology Education (CTE)


The Mississippi Economic Council (MEC), along with an influential group of leaders from some of the state’s largest employers, have joined forces to create a program that will help Mississippi move forward to improve its workforce readiness.

Washington County Awards Mississippi Scholars

Washington County Awards Mississippi Scholars

Washington County Mississippi Scholars were recently honored at a Mississippi Scholars Senior Awards Program.  Attending were Mississippi Scholars Presenters - 1st Row: (from left)Kim Dowdy, Cindy Deerman, Betty Lynn Cameron, Everett Chinn. 2nd Row: (from left) Keenan Davis, Gerald Husband, Evelyn Edwards, Jan Vaughn, Greg Hatley.

Meridian Mississippi Scholars Presenter Training

Meridian Training 1 Group Photo

Meridian Training 2 2013


Wade Jones, president of East Mississippi Development Corporation, along with Debbie Mathis, Manger of Operations at East Mississippi Business Development Corporation kicked off Mississippi Scholars in November. Lauderdale County and Meridian Public Schools are joining more than 80 districts in the state that are taking part in the Scholars program. The program utilized local business leaders to motivate students to successfully complete a rigorous course of study during high school.