Millsaps College students land UM scholarships

12/5/2006

Five Millsaps College students have received $2,000 scholarships from the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation.

 

The students include:

 

Antoinette Alexander of Meridian, a junior majoring in English and minoring in both history and vocal performance. She is the daughter of Sarah and Eli Alexander.

 

Jim Wadlington of Sledge, a senior majoring in accounting. He is the son of Warner and Melanie Wadlington.

 

Lindsey Kirkland of Starkville, a junior majoring in business and minoring in chemistry. She is the daughter of Robert and Rebecca Kirkland.

 

Brittany Tait of Pensacola, Fla., a freshman. She is the daughter of Betsy and Scott Tait.

 

Amanda Cain of Bossier City, La., a freshman majoring in physics. She is the daughter of Clint and Emily Cain.

 

The students received the awards through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program. The mission of the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is that it be economically possible for any qualified United Methodist student to be educated at a United Methodist-related institution of higher education.