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(Ridgeland, MS) - AARP Mississippi applauds the Mississippi Legislature for passing House Bill 366, The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant today.
Voters age 50 and older were the deciding factor in last year’s midterm elections, according to the National Election Pool Exit Poll results. The findings confirmed that 50-plus voters made up the majority of voters at 61% in Mississippi and 56 percent nationally.
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athlete of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Carrisha Williams, a senior at Terry High School and member of the volleyball team. She was nominated by Coach Tiffany Cavanaugh.
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athlete of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Anna Landrum, a senior at Northeast Jones High School. She was nominated by Lori Landrum.
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Elizabeth Orr, a senior at McLaurin High School. She was nominated by Annette Orr Whatley, parent and coach. “I am nominating Elizabeth because of her outstanding academic excellence and her great skill in archery,” Whatley said. “She will graduate this year from McLaurin High School with a 4.0 and 21 hours of college credit. She always strives to better herself in education, archery and whatever it is she is doing. With her top score in archery this past year, she helped lead McLaurin High School to an AIMS 3A State Championship.”
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Carter Bonds, a junior at Corinth High School. He is a linebacker and team Captain. He was nominated by Vickie Lassiter, his Grandmother. “Carter excels academically and is on the Warriors football team,” she said. “As of now, he again, is leading the state of Mississippi in tackles. He is a junior with a passion for leadership and helping others like his father, my son, did. Not only is he my grandson, he's also a twin, to Olivia Bonds . . . who achieves in academics and soccer.” Carter’s coach, Todd Lowery, agrees: “Carter is one of the most consistent players I’ve seen. He’s hard-working and he has a passion and determination to get better.” Coach Lowery said this week Carter ranks No. 2 in the nation for tackles. Carter is a linebacker and excels in Honors classes.
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming!
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! That’s why we’re bringing you two exceptional Scholar Athletes every week.
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AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athletes of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! That's why we're bringing you two exceptional Scholar Athletes every week.
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