/UM student wins $100,000 scholarship

UM student wins $100,000 scholarship

According to a press release, Hattiesburg’s native threw 11 passes of 15 yards into a target in just over 30 seconds to win $100,000 Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway scholarship. The throw-off against another finalist took place during halftime of the Wisconsin-Penn State Big 10 Conference championship. According to the university, Adams will major in political science and public policy leadership at Ole Miss. Monday’s announcement by Adams, 19, was a true blessing. “It’s a truly wonderful blessing. I worked hard to get there,” Adams said Monday. According to the press release, students aged 18-24 are invited to submit 350-word essays about how they will use their education to improve the world. The entries were voted for by social media users. Adams stated that it was a great blessing to no longer have to worry about college tuition. “I hope my good fortune inspires other people to pursue such opportunities in future.”