Published on June 03, 2019

Stacks Family receives 529 Baby Scholarship

Stacks 529 baby scholarshipTUPELO, Miss.—Congratulations to Oliver Stacks and his parents, Hunter and Paige Stacks of Nettleton, upon winning a $529 Mississippi Affordable College Savings scholarship. Oliver, who was born at 5:30 p.m. May 29 at the NMMC Women’s Hospital, was one of two winners of a Baby Contest in celebration of National 529 College Savings Day, held annually on 5/29.

State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and College Savings Mississippi offered scholarships to the two babies born closest to, at or after 5:29 a.m. and 5:29 p.m. that day at 19 Mississippi hospitals.

The 5:29 a.m. baby was born at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto. In addition, all babies born on May 29 at participating hospitals received an “I'm a 529 Baby” bib.

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