Scholarship Recipients


Marshall Acklin
Marshall Acklin
Accounting major from McHenry, Miss.

Marshall graduated from Stone High School and attends the Gulf Park Campus. He works at Piltz, Williams and LaRosa as a tax intern and previously worked as a server at Logan's Roadhouse. He is excited about the unique learning opportunities the Eagle Scholars Program offers and says, "I am most looking forward to the networking and professional growth opportunities the program provides."


Victoria Brodbeck
Victoria Brodbeck
Banking and finance major from Fairhope, Ala.

Victoria graduated from Madison Central High School in Madison, Miss. She is majoring in banking and finance with a minor in hotel, restaurant and tourism management. Named the 2016 Outstanding Student by the Mississippi Young Bankers, she received the Leadership Scholarship. She is a lending intern at PriorityOne Bank, a mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program of the Pine Belt and a harpist. Victoria plans on continuing a career in the banking industry. "The EAGLE Scholars Scholarship is a blessing to me, and I am thankful to all who have encouraged me."


Kameshia Mays
Kameshia Mays
Accounting major from Greenville, Miss.

Kameshia is a graduate of Greenville-Weston High School. After college, she plans to complete a great internship, attend graduate school and sit for the CPA exam. What has the EAGLE Scholars Scholarship meant to Kameshia? “For me, the EAGLE Scholars Scholarship serves as motivation. It motivates me to be an active learner and to set high goals for myself. The EAGLE Scholars Scholarship is more than just a scholarship, it is an opportunity for me to develop as a leader. This scholarship has provided me with numerous resources essential for success. Being an EAGLE Scholar is one of the most honorable journeys I have embarked on.”


Josh Spivey
Josh Spivey
Accounting and finance major from Lake, Miss.

After graduating from Lake High School, Josh attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College. As a Golden Eagle, he is in the Honors College and active in Phi Beta Lambda, the Sport Management Club and the College of Business Leadership Program. He also serves on the philanthropy committee for the Student Government Association. When asked what he is looking forward to about being an Eagle Scholar, he replied, "I have set out to be the best student I can possibly be and being an Eagle Scholar will push me in the direction of achieving that goal. The leadership, networking and professional development aspects of the program are all things I am looking forward to this next year."