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On January 16, 2019, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Woodward Hines Education Foundation announced a $440,000 grant to benefit high-achieving two-year college students in Mississippi with financial need. Phi Theta Kappa provides academic, social, and financial support to an otherwise vulnerable population of students, and its members complete college at a higher rate than non-members. This scholarship will enable thousands of Mississippi students with financial need to join Phi Theta Kappa and gain access to the life-changing opportunities and benefits offered through the organization.

Read this story by the Daily Journal of the crucial role community colleges and Phi Theta Kappa play in the lives of two Mississippians. With the Golden Opportunities grant, WHEF is proud to support students like Jenna and Mallorie who learn and work in Mississippi.