Published on June 08, 2017

NMMC-West Point Awards Bobo, Tabor Scholarships

WEST POINT, Miss.— North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to recent graduates Amber Bobo of West Point High School and S. Powell Tabor of Oak Hill Academy.

Bobo, the daughter of Rod and Camille Bobo, plans to study exercise science at Mississippi University for Women. At WPHS she participated in band; Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, serving as Command Sergeant Major of the Green Wave Battalion; and Student Government Association, serving as president of her senior class. She was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club, and she served as a Diamond Girl for the baseball team. She also volunteered at the local Parks and Recreation Department.

Tabor is the son of Jeremy and Amy Tabor and plans to major in biology and finance at Mississippi State University. At OHA he played basketball, baseball and football. He was inducted into the National Honor Society and was a member of the Drama Club. He worked at Tabor Construction and Development and volunteers in his church and community.

The scholarships are awarded through the Health Care Foundation of North Mississippi to graduating high school seniors pursuing a health care career. Applicants are judged on ACT score, high school transcript, curriculum taken as it pertains to the chosen field, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation and their personal statements.

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