MVSU student awarded teaching scholarship

May 23, 2018

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Mississippi Valley State University Education major Kalik May was recently awarded the Linda Anglin Teacher Presentation Scholarship by the Mississippi Professional Educators organization.

As part of the honor, May received a $500 scholarship as well as a complimentary membership to the MPE for his first year of teaching.

The Greenwood native is a former professional baseball player and currently volunteers as an assistant coach for the MVSU baseball team.  

Founded in 1979, the Mississippi Professional Educators is Mississippi’s largest and premier organization for professional educators, serving approximately 14,000 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.

MPE offers an annual scholarship to an MPE student member from each School of Education at Mississippi’s fifteen public and private institutions of higher learning. 

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For more information about MVSU’s Teacher Education program, call (662) 254-3613.