PROGRAM FOR ACADEMICALLY TALENTED YOUTH
-- The University of Southern Mississippi is accepting applications
for the Summer Program for Academically Talented Youth until April
30. The program, which is residential, will be held July 11-30.
It is designed for students in grades seven through 10, who qualify
based on SAT or ACT results. A variety of intensive, fast-paced
courses will be offered such as pre-calculus mathematics, physics,
human anatomy and physiology, marine biology, world history, creative
writing, southern writers and literature, personal finance, business
law, forensic science, polymer science, Spanish, political science,
and psychology. Students will be housed in dormitories on the campus
of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. The total
cost includes tuition, room, board, recreational activities, and
limited accident insurance. For applications or additional information
on the Summer Program for Academically Talented Youth, write The
Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies, The University of Southern
Mississippi, 118 College Drive #8207, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001,
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (601) 266-5236 or 266-5246,
or visit the Internet at http://www.usm.edu/gifted.
STUDENT ORGANIZATION AT SOUTHERN MISS
TO HOST SCHOLARS WEEKEND APRIL 15-18
-- The University of Southern Mississippi's Afro-American Student
Organization will host Scholars Weekend, honoring the late Oseola
McCarty, April 15-18. Events will include Oseola McCarty Celebration
Day April 15 on Weathersby lawn on the Southern Miss campus beginning
at 12:15 p.m.; the Black Student Achievement Awards, April 16, at
Bennett Auditorium at 7 p.m.; the McCarty Day of Service, April
17, at Oseola McCarty Park in Hattiesburg at 10 a.m. and the AASO
Gospel Choir Concert, April 18, at Bennett Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Donations collected during these events will help support the Oseola
McCarty Scholarship Fund. For more information, call (601) 266-6705.