Hannah Roberts: Don’t Blink … you might miss a golden opportunity.

In 2013, Hannah Roberts, a Sumrall High School graduate and Southern Miss sophomore, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, a national honor recognizing the next generation of great research scientists. Hannah is in exclusive company. She was one of only three students from Mississippi universities to win the award in 2013. In fact, two of the three students honored came from Southern Miss.

As Hannah bursts through the doors of her future, the Miss University of Southern Mississippi Scholarship Pageant winner will be proof that the knowledge of how to change the world can be learned at home. She’ll be evidence that the greatest opportunities are often right in front of you.

Take a closer look at Southern Miss, you’ll find we are more than meets the eye.