Published on June 02, 2020

NMMC Newborn Wins $529 Scholarship

Robinson familyCongratulations to Bode Robinson and his parents, Dr. Michael and Stacey Robinson of Aberdeen, upon winning a $529 Mississippi Affordable College Savings scholarship. Bode, who was born at 6:59 p.m. May 29 at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital, was one of two winners of a Baby Contest in celebration of National 529 College Savings Day, May 29. State Treasurer David McRae 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 29 Mississippi hospitals. The 5:29 a.m. baby was born at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto.

Bode weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long. He was also welcomed by his 2-year-old brother, A.J.

Trapp familyWilson Trapp and all babies born May 29 at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Hospital received an “I'm a 529 Baby” bib in celebration of National 529 College Savings Day. NMMC Gilmore-Amory and NMMC-West Point also participated in the initiative.

Wilson is the son of Alan and Laura Beth Trapp of Corinth. He was born at 11:09 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long. He was also welcomed by his sisters, 5-year-old Ann Carrington and 3-year-old Collins, both of whom have 529 college savings plans.

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