Thursday, April 16, 2015

Salute to Success Recognizes Area Honor Students

The 2015 Salute to Success "Get Your Head in the Game"
breakfast was held on Tuesday, April 14 at Lake Tiak O'Khata. More than 60 honor students from all schools across the County- including Winston Academy, Grace Christian, Louisville High, Noxapater and Nanih Waiya were recognized for their academic efforts.

The event was sponsored by Atmos Energy, Winston Medical Center and the Winston County Economic Development Partnership.

Also included in the recognition were students who participated in the Mississippi Scholars program. This is part of a national program, operating across the country. It utilizes business leaders to motivate students to complete a more challenging course of study in high school.
2015 Winston County Ms Scholars

Mississippi joined the program in 2003. Since then, more than 11,000 Mississippi High School students have graduated with the Mississippi Scholars distinction.

Mississippi Scholars has recently implemented a Tech Master program to encourage success in the trades and for workforce development.

Locally, you can find out more about the Scholars program through their Facebook page Mississippi Scholars of Winston County.