Education notes

Emerald Barrett

Emerald Barrett, is the daughter of Joe and T. J. Barrett of Noxapater, MS and LeNisha and Scotty Tanner of Ethel, MS is a senior of Mississippi. State Universityy majoring in Animal and Dairy Science. She is a 2013-2014 recipient of the following scholarships awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Ag 100 Endowed Scholarship and Robert H. McCarty Endowed Scholarship. Emerald is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Barrett of Noxapater, Ms and Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Hollis of Louisville.

She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, MSU Honor College, Montgomery Leadership Program, MSU Horseman’s Association, and the MSU Equestrian Team.

Ashley Stokes

Ashley Stokes, the daughter of John and Amy Stokes, Preston, MS , is a senior at Mississippi State University majoring in Accounting. She is a 2013-2014 recipient of the Vance and Jo Ann Watson Endowed Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Science.

She is the granddaughter of Betty and Ramond Stokes of Preston and Archie Crawford and the late Hilda Crawford of Philadelphia, MS.

She is a member of Beta Alpha Psi and Alpha Lambda Delta.

Ivan M. Reihsmann

Ivan M. Reihsmann has been awarded the JASSO Scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. This scholarship, in addition to others already bestowed, is to help enable his studies at Wasada University in Tokyo, Japan for the next ten months.

Ivan is a Japanese and German language major at Portland State University in Oregon, a 2006 Graduate of Warren Central High School and former Sgt. in the USMC. He is the son of Oscar and Bunny Reihsmann of Vicksburg, MS and the grandson of the late B.T. “Billy” and Lottie Humphries of Louisville, MS.