President of Citizens National Bank, Hampton Thames; MSU-Meridian student Jerrie Hubbard, an accounting major from Meridian; Steven Barnett, a psychology major from Carthage; Ashley Franklin, an elementary education major from Meridian; Tiffany Wright, an interdisciplinary studies major from Decatur; MSU-Meridian Head of Campus Terry Dale Cruse; Megan Moffett, an elementary education major from Collinsville; and CEO of Citizens National Bank, Archie R. McDonnell, Jr.
President of Citizens National Bank, Hampton Thames; MSU-Meridian student Jerrie Hubbard, an accounting major from Meridian; Steven Barnett, a psychology major from Carthage; Ashley Franklin, an elementary education major from Meridian; Tiffany Wright, an interdisciplinary studies major from Decatur; MSU-Meridian Head of Campus Terry Dale Cruse; Megan Moffett, an elementary education major from Collinsville; and CEO of Citizens National Bank, Archie R. McDonnell, Jr.
MERIDIAN — Three local students were among the 10 Mississippi State University-Meridian students who have been selected as 2018 scholarship recipients through the Jerry and Ruth Scott Foundation.

 Established by the Scotts in March 2016 and managed by Citizens National Bank’s Wealth Management Division in Meridian, the foundation was designed to benefit working adult students who are completing their degrees at MSU-Meridian and who have maintained high academic achievement. In only its second year, over $42,000 in scholarship assistance has been awarded.

The following recipients will each receive $3,500 for the 2018-19 academic year:

• Philadelphia – Wendy Jackson, a senior elementary education major.

• Union – Summer Richardson, a senior special education major and Jason Frulla, a junior accounting major;

• Carthage – Steven Barnett, a senior psychology major;

• Collinsville – Megan Moffett, a junior elementary education major;

• Decatur – Tiffany Wright, a senior interdisciplinary studies major;

• Meridian – Jerrie Hubbard, a senior accounting major and Ashley Franklin, a senior elementary education major;

• Quitman – DreAnna Gates, a senior elementary education major;

• Waynesboro – Alyssa Cochran, a senior elementary education major.

Candidates for the scholarship must have a minimum 3.5 grade-point average from their two most recent semesters of coursework at MSU-Meridian or another institution, and must be employed.