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Bay Springs Rotary Club awards 28 scholarships

Twenty-eight Jasper County students were named Mississippi Scholars by the Bay Springs Rotary Club Monday.

The 28 high school seniors from Bay Springs, Heidelberg, Stringer, and Sylva Bay each received $250 Scholarships from the club at the third annual Mississippi Scholars Luncheon.

The students were selected based on the curriculum having to take four credits each in english,math, science, and social studies, and two credits of the same foreign language while maintaining a 2.5 grade point average. They also must perform 20 hours of community service and have a 95% attendance record.

Under the Mississippi Schools program the club has given out more than $23,000 in scholarships in the last three years.

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