Monday, February 24, 2014

MAS-MC Educational Conference to be held April 9-11 at Lake Tiak O'Khata- Scholarships for HS Seniors Available

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors-Minority Caucus (MAS-MC) Educational Conference will be held on April 9-11, 2014, at Lake Tiak O'Khata in Louisville, MS. Golden Triangle Planning and Development will participate as well. Members are asked to register and participate in the event. Currently for more information contact Orlando Trainer: 662-799-0071 or 662-320-9717 or email him at orlandotrainer@hotmail.com.

The main focus at this year's seminar is to help our youth prepare for the future through a good education. The funds raised at this conference allows MAS-MC to award scholarships to graduating seniors, thereby aiding them in furthering their education.

A total of fourteen (14) scolarships will be awarded, Each award will be $1000 and will be given only once. Three (3) students will be selected from each of the four Congressional Districts within the state of Mississippi. After these twelve (12) students are selected, the scholarship committee will select two (2) at large selected from any district within the state of Mississippi. MAS-MC will also give a one-time scholarship of $1000 to these winners. Each scholarship award will be assigned to both the student and the institution that the recipient attends.

Students interested in applying for these scholarships can download an application form and find more information at http://www.mssupervisors.org/minority-caucus/scholarship . Awards will be given in June 2014. Deadline for completed application to be received by the scholarship committee is April 15, 2014.