Evan Sanders of Columbus and Breanna “Bre” Wells of Steens were recently recognized by the Rural Medical & Science Scholars program directors as being among 21 students in the four-week summer program at Mississippi State University that encourages high school students to pursue health or science careers in rural areas of the state. MSU Extension directs the program with financial assistance from MSU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, State Office of Rural Health/Mississippi State Department of Health, Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, Anderson Hospital, CREATE/Toyota Wellspring Foundation and the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
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