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Rotary Club of Pascagoula Scholarship

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Rotary Club of Pascagoula Scholarship

Rotary Club of Pascagoula Scholarship

Since the 90s, the Rotary Club of Pascagoula has awarded thousands of dollars to students who attend Pascagoula High or Resurrection Catholic School.

They hope to keep college graduates in Mississippi and on the Coast.

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Rotary Club of Pascagoula Scholarship

Can- since the 90's the rotary club- of pascagoula has awarded - thousands of dollars to student- who attended- pascagoula high or resurrection- catholic school.- their hopes... to keep college- graduates in mississippi and on- the coast.- news 25s payton malone met up - with one of the scholarship - recipients who hopes to make- history in pascagoula.- - name after name called- wednesday afternoon as students- from pascagouala- were awarded a record breaking- $42,000 in scholarships.- nat sound.- the rotary club of pascagoula - presented the scholarships to - - - - 44 students who plan to stay in- mississippi once they complete- their higher education.

- jessica mcneel, rotary club of- pascagoula- "if they express an interest in wanting to return to mississipp- and particularly the- coast, those are students we- want to track, want to follow,- want to continue to - support."

One of those students who wants- to return the coast after - college...recent pascagoula hig- graduate morgan walley.

- nat sound - dreaming big with hopes of- becoming pascagoula's - first black woman to open a - physical therapy clinic in town- morgan walley, scholarship- recipient - "i've always wanted to go into the medical whether it be with- animals or people.

I- just like helping."

Walley telling news 25 her drea- of becoming a - physical therapist... much more- than just helping her - future patients.- morgan walley, scholarship- recipient - "it would show people, it would show younger girls you can do i- if you want to."

Walley's inspiration for- dreaming big and chasing- dreams..her mother.

- lakeshia allen, morgans mother- "being a black women is a beautiful thing.

The fact that- she aspires to open up her- own practice and it'll show - other females they hey i'm a- women, i'm black, i can do- this.

There is nothing stopping- me from pursuing my goals, and- making that come- true."

With this year's record breakin- $42,000 in scholarship- money... $10,000 was donated by- the bacot mccarty - foundation.

And the best part o- this scholarship program...it - can - last throughout their college - career.

- jessica mcneel, rotary club of- pascagoula- "particularly with students who maintain their gpas that we can- renew every year.

- we can make a significant dent- in the debt they will be left - with once they- graduate if we continue to- follow them throughout their- college careers."

In pascagoula, payton malone, - news 25.- - - -




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