McClung, Robertson Awarded NMMC-Iuka Scholarships
IUKA, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center-Iuka has awarded $1,000 college scholarships to two recent graduates.
Marlie McClung, a recent graduate of Belmont High School, is attending the University of North Alabama in Florence with plans to major in biology on a pre-med track. During high school, McClung served on the Belmont Mayoral Health Council, the Tobacco Free Coalition and the Tishomingo County Youth Advocacy Team. She volunteered for the Special Olympics and the NMMC Sports Physicals, as well as attended the L.E.A.D. Summit. She is a two-time Prudential Spirit of Community Award Distinguished Finalist, Belmont High School valedictorian, and received several academic awards.
Andee Jane Robertson, a recent graduate of Tishomingo County High School, is attending Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, with plans to major in nursing. She completed dual enrollment at Northeast during high school, taking Anatomy & Physiology I and II. In high school, she was named 2020 Most Talented and to the 2020 TCHS Hall of Fame. She was a member of the National Honor Society and volunteered 20+ hours a week.
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.