HATTIESBURG – The
University of Southern Mississippi seeks eligible high-school seniors
from Coahoma, Attala and Leake counties to apply for the Leggett-Shearer
Endowed Scholarship. The Financial Aid Office is currently accepting
In 1990, Southern Miss alumna and Alumni Association
members Kenneth Shearer and his brother, Leighton, established the
Leggett-Shearer Endowed Scholarship in honor of their father, William
Hardy Shearer, and their high-school principal, the late Thomas
E. Leggett. Both Leighton Shearer and his father are now deceased.
The scholarship will be awarded by Financial
Aid to deserving high-school seniors from the three-county area.
For more information on the Leggett-Shearer
Scholarship, call Southern Miss Financial Aid Office at (601) 266-4774
or write to The University of Southern Mississippi Financial Aid,
118 College Drive #5101, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, or visit www.usm.edu/financialaid/.