Education notes

Boatman earns

MSCPA award

Ethan Boatman was awarded the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Graduating Senior Award at the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Scholarship & Awards Banquet in April.

Ethan was chosen from the group of MSU graduating seniors in the ASAC that maintained a 4.0 GPA. The MSCPA sponsors this award by providing a plaque, and the award is given at each Mississippi college and university that offers a degree in accounting.

Ethan was a 2009 graduate of Eupora High School, where he was valedictorian and STAR Student. He plans to pursue his graduate degree in the fall at Delta State University.

Ethan is the son of David and Lorrie Boatman of Eupora.


Hathcock receives

Research Support

Award at MSU

Lee Hathcock of Stewart has been awarded the 2013 Research Support Award for Mississippi State University’s Centers and Institutes.

Lee graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s degree from MSU, and is a full-time employee of MSU’s Geosystems Research Institute, as well as currently working on a doctorate under Dr. J.W. Bruce.

His projects have included hurricane debris modeling and automation, hyperspectral camera calibration routines for a USDA aflatoxin detection project, small satellite image processing to cross-correlate MODIS and DMC satellite surface reflectance data, and an evaluation of various virtual machine setups.

His research currently includes working on a satellite sensor network power and latency optimization, work in unmanned aerial systems, and data processing and management for a land cover classification project.


Area residents

make honors

lists at MUW

Areas Mississippi University for Women students were recognized on the President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester.

Christy Sudduth of Eupora was named to the President’s List.

To qualify for the President’s List, the student must be enrolled full-time and have a perfect 4.0 quality point average.

Dean’s List students included Chrystal Davis of Mantee, Kenneth McCulloch of Eupora and Jamie Scrivener of Maben.

To qualify for the Dean’s List, the student must be enrolled full-time and have a QPA of 3.5 to 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.