Jackson-Madison seniors amass over $20 million in scholarships

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County School System is highlighting the extraordinary efforts of this year’s graduates.

According to a news release, 766 JMCSS seniors have received their diplomas, collectively earning more than $20 million in scholarships districtwide.

“At a time when the effectiveness of public education is questioned and under attack, the varied achievements of this senior class is a testament to the priceless service our teachers and schools provide to families in our community,” Superintendent Dr. Marlon King said.

The news release also states a number of schools witnessed improvements in ACT scores, and during the past school year, students earned over 6,000 credit hours through dual enrollment opportunities.

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