Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College include Kayla Jackson of Crawford, Jaydan Ray of Caledonia and Brittney Wax of Columbus.
Jackson received the Merit Award. A 2019 graduate of West Lowndes High School, she participated in the AFJROTC program, Interact Rotary Club, Senior Beta Club and HOSA. Honors include the Barbara James Service award, Most Outstanding Cadet of the Year and Most Improved Student (2015-17). She was in the Columbus Mayor’s Youth Council, Mount Ary youth choir and Mississippi Youth Preparedness Initiative. She is the daughter of Lois DeLoach and Anthony Jackson.
Ray received the Presidential Award. The 2019 graduate of Hamilton High School participated in Mu Alpha Theta, Science National Honor Society, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Advanced Learning Center delegate and varsity cheerleading. She was senior homecoming maid, DAR Good Citizen and on the Northeast Mississippi Youth Foundation. She is the daughter of Jamie and Jonathan Ray.
Wax also received the Merit Award. She is a 2019 graduate of Caledonia High School, where she participated in dance and was selected to the honor roll. She is the daughter of Sandra Wax.