Cooper McCachren (standing at right), a recruiter with the Delta State University Admissions Office, visits with Delta Academy students, Taylor Pang and Crystal Garrard, and Twyla Gist, Academic Counselor at Delta Academy. The students were informed of the availability of a scholarship provided by the Graeber Foundation to assist students from Delta Academy in furthering their education at Delta State University.
Established at Delta State University in December 2005 by the late Lewis A. Graeber, Jr. of Marks, the Graeber Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students enrolled at Delta State.
“The scholarships are available to current and former students of Delta Academy. Eligible students may enroll at Delta State upon graduation from Delta Academy or transfer from other higher education institutions and community colleges,” said Twyla Gist. “We are very pleased to have four former students, Lakon Tate from Clarksdale, Kristen Smith, Laura White, and Lindsay Hudson, all from Marks, receiving a Graeber Foundation Scholarship at Delta State.