Cummings, Sullivan Awarded NMMC-Iuka Scholarships
IUKA, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to recent graduates Emily Cummings of Tishomingo County High School and Madison Sullivan of Belmont High School.
Cummings, the daughter of Remonda Cummings was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Foreign Language Club, the Anchor Club and Honor Guard. She served as treasurer of Mu Alpha Theta and as an office and teacher assistant. She plans to attend Northeast Mississippi Community College and major in radiologic technology.
Sullivan, the daughter of Timothy and Melissa Graham and Justin and Heather Sullivan, served as varsity basketball co-captain, Beta Club treasurer, Future Business Leaders of America secretary, and was voted into the BHS Hall of Fame. She was a member of the Spanish Club, Math Club and Key Club. She volunteered as a Vacation Bible School assistant and as a BHS Basketball Camp assistant coach. She is also a Mississippi Scholar. She plans to attend Itawamba Community College and major in psychology, with the goal of becoming a radiologist.
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.