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The Tunica Times • P.O. Box 308/986 Magnolia Street, Tunica, MS 38676

Planter’s Bank awards scholarship to Stevenson

During the 2017-2018 school year, area high school seniors entered to win Planters Bank’s “Give Us An A” scholarship contest. Seniors could enter for each “A” earned throughout the school year. Ten students were recently selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Planters Bank.

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Winners this year are: Dawson Clark from Greenwood, Jail Addison from Greenville, Jmiyah Stevenson from Dundee, Tyra Alexander from Indianola, Sara Shockley Lawrence from Clarksdale, Katelynne Ross from Leland, Skylar Russell from Southaven, Anne Jordan Gentry from Courtland, Lillie Thornton from Cleveland and Olivia Whatley from Tutwiler.

“This is our eighth year to award local students with this scholarship money. We have now contributed $56,000 to this program. We are proud to award this money to students who want to further their academic careers. ” stated Alan Hargett, COO of Planters Bank.

Planters Bank and Trust Company is headquartered in Indianola, Mississippi with nineteen offices throughout northwest Mississippi.

For more information about the “Give Us An A” scholarship contest, please visit

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