The College Public Relations Association of Mississippi Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2019-20 CPRAM Scholarships have been awarded to Jackson State University’s Halle Coleman of Clinton and to Alcorn State University’s Rashunda Veals of Centreville.
Students applying for the $1,000 CPRAM Scholarship must be majoring in one of the following fields of study: public relations, communications, journalism, advertising, mass communications, political communications, crisis management, graphic design or other communication-oriented major. The scholarships could be awarded to a student entering or enrolled at the state’s two-year or four-year colleges. The student must also be enrolled full-time.
Coleman, who is seeking a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with a minor in integrated marketing, is a member of the Student Government Association serving as freshman class historian. She is also a staff writer with the Blue and White Flash at Jackson State. In summer 2016, she was an intern at Mississippi Public Broadcasting. She will receive the ACT Tuition Scholarship at JSU.
Veals, who is seeking a bachelor’s of art degree in mass communications, is a member of the Alcorn State University Mass Communications Club, Campus Chronicle (Alcorn’s school paper) and the National Association of Black Journalists. She also has worked at ASU TV-13. She was served as a communications specialist contractor with the Entergy Grand Gulf Nuclear Stations, intern at WJTV and as a media assistant intern with the ASU Office of Land Grant and Communications. She will also be receiving the ASU Provost Scholarship in 2019-20.
For more information, contact CPRAM scholarship chairman Steve Diffey at (662) 472-9068 or firstname.lastname@example.org.