Treasurer David McRae

12 scored a $529 MACS scholarship

Mississippi State Treasurer David McRae today announced the winners of the College Savings Mississippi Savings Shootout, which was held at this weekend’s high school basketball championship. Each winner was awarded a $529 MACS scholarship from College Savings Mississippi.

“Congratulations to the twelve Savings Shootout winners. I hope this new account starts each of them on their way to scoring their college degree, and ultimately, a fulfilling career,” said David McRae. “Whether you participated in this weekend’s tournament or not, please consider opening or contributing to an account for a child in your life. We all have a role to play in building a better tomorrow for Mississippi’s young people. Please visit treasury.ms.gov to learn more.”

Winners of the 2020 Savings Shootout:

  • Malachi Stafford (Biggersville, MS)
  • Callie-Francis May (Baldwyn, MS)
  • Triston Perkins (Greenwood, MS)
  • Elijah Mauney (Ripley, MS)
  • Walker Moreland (Marietta, MS)
  • Molly Jones (Taylor, MS)
  • Tae Wilk (Brookhaven, MS)
  • Sheridian Curley (Saltillo, MS)
  • Mario Wilbourn (Oxford, MS)
  • Devin Jones (Camden, MS)
  • Kimaya Dixon (Oxford, MS)
  • Jace Fleming (Hernando, MS)

MACS makes giving the gift of college easy and affordable. Almost anyone can open a MACS account for a child or loved one for as little as $25. Families can use the tax-advantaged account for future college expenses, such as tuition, books, supplies and certain room-and-board expenses. The funds can also be used for elementary and secondary tuition expenses. For more information, please visit treasury.ms.gov.

Mississippi State Treasurer David McRae Press Release

3/9/2020