Local educator awarded MPE scholarship

From Press Reports

Sharon Fulgham, a science teacher at Fifth Street Junior High School in West Point, has received a $1,000 graduate scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators.

A resident of Mathiston, Fulgham earned both her bachelor of science degree and her master of science degree from Mississippi State University. A member of MPE since 2017, she is pursuing a specialist’s degree in instructional leadership at William Carey University.

Founded in 1979, the Mississippi Professional Educators is Mississippi’s largest and premier organization for professional educators, serving approximately 13,750 teachers, administrators and support personnel. MPE serves members in pre-K through graduate education in both public and private institutions with the purpose of promoting better education for the children of Mississippi.

MPE awards up to 20 scholarships every year in the amount of $1,000 each to MPE members who wish to pursue graduate level studies at a college or university in Mississippi. For additional information regarding MPE’s graduate scholarship opportunities and other benefits, visit www.mpe.org.