Education

Shooting hoops for college savings

JACKSON- During the MHSAA State Basketball Championship, people attending will have the chance to shoot some hoops to win cash for college. 

The Championship will be held on March 9, 10, 11 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. There will be 12 games, and during each half time two contestants will participate in a free throw contest for a chance to win $529 in Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS).

“We will be awarding more than $6300 in scholarships for the Mississippi Affordable College Savings(MACS) program. With the average Mississippi student loan debt over $26,000, one of these scholarships can make a real difference in a student’s future.”

For more information on the contest visit HERE. 

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