Alcorn State student receives education scholarship

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Amanda Brown, an education major at Alcorn State University, is the recipient of a 2020 Linda Anglin Teacher Preparation Scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators.

In addition to the $500 scholarship, Amanda also received a complimentary membership to MPE for her first year of teaching. 

A resident of Vicksburg, Brown is a Dean’s List Scholar and serves as president of Alcorn State’s MPE student chapter.

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Founded in 1979, the Mississippi Professional Educators is Mississippi’s largest and premier organization for professional educators, serving approximately 13,500 teachers, administrators and support personnel.

MPE serves members in pre-K through graduate education in both public and private institutions with the purpose of promoting better education for the children of Mississippi.

MPE offers an annual scholarship to an MPE student member from each School of Education at Mississippi’s fifteen public and private institutions of higher learning.