HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from Hattiesburg Clinic.
Background information: In memory of W. Darrell Burnham, MD, a memorial scholarship has been established through the Greater PineBelt Community Foundation. The purpose of the Darrell Burnham Memorial Scholarship is to provide an annual scholarship to a deserving graduate from Forrest, Jones or Lamar County who will be majoring in math or engineering with first preference given to students going to Mississippi State University or The University of Southern Mississippi.
The recipient will be an individual graduating with a sound record of achievement in his or her studies and of outstanding school citizenship. This annual award will also include recognition of leadership ability by selecting a graduate who has taken initiative in school activities and/or organizations that contribute to an improved quality of life for the greater community. This scholarship will be awarded in May of each year.
Those wishing to contribute to the foundation can submit donation checks to The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation. "Dr. Darrell Burnham Scholarship" should be written in the notes section. The foundation is a 501c. Therefore, all donations will be 100 percent deductible. For more information, contact the foundation at 601.583.6180 or email email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.