Strickland awarded

The United States Academy announced today that Maria Strickland from Louisville, MS has been named an All-American Scholar.

The USAA has established the All-American Scholar Program to offer deserved recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher grade point average.

Maria Strickland who attends Nanih Waiya High was nominated for this honor. Maria Strickland will appear in the All-American yearbook which is published nationally.

“Recognizing and supporting your youth is more important than ever before in American History. Certainly, students recognized as All- American Scholars should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement,” said Dr. George Stevens, Founder of the United States Achievement Academy. The Academy selects All-American Scholars upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors.

Maria Strickland is the daughter of Robert Strickland and Tina Long from Louisville, MS The grandparents are Charlie and Charlene Triplett and Randy and Camellia Hemphill all of Louisville, Ms