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DSU graduate student awarded MPE scholarship

By June 11, 2021Students
Margaret Hollifield

CLEVELAND, Miss.—A Delta State University graduate student was selected for a $1,000 scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE).

Margaret Hollifield, who serves as a counselor at Brandon Elementary School, was among 20 students across the state to receive the $1,000 scholarship from MPE, which is awarded to members who wish to pursue graduate-level studies at a college or university in Mississippi.

A resident of Pearl, Miss., Hollifield received her Master of Education degree from Delta State and is currently pursuing an Educational Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision at DSU.

She has been a member of MPE since 2011.

Founded in 1979, the Mississippi Professional Educators is Mississippi’s largest and premier organization for professional educators, serving approximately 13,500 teachers, administrators and support personnel.

MPE serves members in pre-K through graduate education in both public and private institutions with the purpose of promoting better education for the children of Mississippi.

For additional information regarding MPE’s graduate scholarship opportunities and other benefits, please visit